Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
September 25, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Reminder: School Survey to Be Completed by October 3
Public Health Forum Featuring Joshua M. Sharfstein
Upstream, Downstream: How Public Health Schools and Graduates Can Succeed in Improving Health
Wednesday, September 28, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health and the Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases
The rise of NCDs is, in large part, a result of public health success in preventing infectious diseases. Some thoughts on how a focus on foundational drivers can guide the fight against NCDs.
Experts Gather to Address Low Access, High Prices of Drugs
[VIDEO] At Dean's Symposium, publicprivate partnerships encouraged as way to get affordable medicines to developing countries.
The Cape Crusader
Epidemiologist Ann Aschengrau has spent 25 years researching toxins in Cape Cod's drinking water.
Most C-Sections Dont Impact Future Fertility
[VIDEO] Subsequent fertility found to be reduced only for less common kinds of C-sections (breech births or planned procedures).
Health Researchers Create Landmark National Academy of Medicine Report
Dean Sandro Galea among more than 100 researchers selected by the National Academy of Medicine.
Student Honored by American Association of University Women
Alice Aching receives AAUW International Fellowship.
DEAN'S NOTE REVISITED
The Triumphs of Public Health
What are the sentinel public health achievements of the past decade? Considering the question from a few different perspectives.
When Industry and Public Health Collide
The recent revelation that the sugar industry once manipulated heart disease research may seem like an academic outlier. Its not.
by Andrew Stokes
RECENTLY AT SPH
Thinking Fast Makes Changing Slow: Human Thought Processes Interfere with Achieving Diversity
[VIDEO] At Diversity and Inclusion Seminar, Lydia Villa-Komaroff discussed equality and equal opportunity in STEM fields.
IN THE MEDIA
Determining Value and Price in Health Care opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
I Broke My Nose on Vacation in Costa Rica. Heres What I Wish I Had Known quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Shaping the Urban Brain opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Allergan CEO Looks Smart for Pledging to Rein in Prices. But Will It Make a Difference? quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Exercise May Reduce Alcohol-Related Cancer Risk quotes Timothy Naimi, associate professor of community health sciences.
Book EventLife's Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Can Lead to Success in Life and Business
Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 pm 6:00 pm, L109.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 am 10:00 am, Wilkins Board Room.
Diversity and Inclusion SeminarRacial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care: Historical and Contemporary Issues
Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 am 12:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's SeminarThe Politics of Health Reform: What's at Stake in November?
Thursday, October 6, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Bicknell LectureE-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 am 12:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Wednesday, October 19, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Friday, October 21, 6:00 pm 9:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, October 25, 8:45 am 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health ForumThe Fate of Obamacare
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Annual Retreat for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, October 27, 9:00 am 5:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, October 28, 9:00 am 10:00 am, Founders Room.
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