Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
December 4, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
A Leader for Biostatistics
Income and Health, Part 1
Income is perhaps the most foundational driver of population health. A note on income and health.
Sharing Genetic Risk Information May Help Motivate Weight Loss
[VIDEO] No negative impact found in telling people they had heightened genetic risk for obesity.
Childhood Fish Consumption Linked to Higher ADHD
Participants who reported eating fish several times a week as children had 4.5 times odds of ADHD as non-fish-eaters.
Student Studies How to Talk to Teens About Pornography
Tiffany Christensens practicum evaluated pornography literacy curriculum pilot.
Professor Joins Wounded Warrior Project Board
Jonathan Woodson becomes new member of organizations board of directors.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
Get to Know the Area in Which You Go to School
Administrative Assistant Bonita Andrade on local volunteering opportunities, South End's transformation, and knowing your neighbors.
DEAN'S NOTE REVISITED
Social Movements and the Creation of Conditions That Make People Healthy
How have social movements contributed to changes in the conditions that make people healthy?
RECENTLY AT SPH
'Don't Walk Away from the Challenge; Relish It'
[VIDEO] At daylong Dean's Symposium, former HUD Secretary Ron Sims, WHO's Carlos Dora, and other thought leaders discussed ways in which physical and social neighborhoods influence health.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
ACA Politics: Lessons from Kentucky
In my state, ideology has become more important than the fate of actual families. I fear the same result in Washington on a national scale.
by Steven L. Beshear, 61st Governor of Kentucky
IN THE MEDIA
Love or Abuse? Many Teens Cant Tell the Difference quotes Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
Meeting with Trump Emboldens Anti-Vaccine Activists, Who See an Ally in the Oval Office quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Anger into Action: The Next Steps opinion by alumna Kristin Griffith.
HHS Choice Tom Price Brings Plan to Dismantle Obamacare quotes James Burgess, professor of health law, policy & management.
Nashville Startup Strives to Protect Babies from Opioid Abuse quotes Mary Jane England, clinical professor of health law, policy & management.
December Graduate Reception
Thursday, December 8, 4:30 pm 6:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, December 13, 8:45 am 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Tuesday, December 13, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, December 14, 10:00 am 11:00 am, CT305.
Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, December 15, 3:00 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Tuesday, December 20, 9:00 am 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, December 20, 12:30 pm 1:50 pm, CT305.
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