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SPH This Week
October 18, 2015
Revised SPH Bylaws and A&P Guidelines Approved
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Bicknell Lecture
Should the Mission of Public Health Be the Eradication of Poverty?
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On ‘Lifestyle’
What are the implications of our embrace of “lifestyle” as a driver of health?
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Q+A about War on Poverty with Bicknell Lecturer Sheldon Danziger
President of Russell Sage Foundation comes to SPH this week to speak on income inequalities and consequences for public health.
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"Only Real Solution to Refugee Crisis Is Peace in Syria"
[VIDEO] RefugePoint's Amy Slaughter and the Boston Globe's Maria Sacchetti spoke with Professor Sondra Crosby at the Dean's Seminar Series event.
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Obesity Paradox Doesn’t Hold Up
Obesity does not protect patients with cardiovascular disease.
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Mental Health Needs Unmet in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
More targeted efforts needed to reach survivors who could benefit from interventions.
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Professors Receive Grant from National Institute on Aging
Lisa Fredman and Lee Strunin will use grant to develop better ways to gauge caregivers’ stressors and health benefits.
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Removing the Stigma of Mental Illness
Creating systems to combat mental health disorders just as important as fighting illnesses that affect physical health.
by Jenna Bhaloo
Boston Globe
Police Say They Want to Aid, Not Arrest, Addicts — references David L. Rosenbloom, professor of health policy & management.
Boston Herald
Activists: Planned Parenthood Admits Guilt in Its New Fetal Research Policy — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Scottish Nurse Who Recovered from Ebola Is Back in Isolation — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Babies Declared “Too Big” in Utero Are Often Smaller Than Doctors Predict, Study Finds, and Here’s Why That Could Be a Problem — references study by Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers Have Cost Advantage Over Hospital Care — interview with Kathleen Carey, professor of health policy & management.
SPH Course Fair
Tuesday, October 20, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.