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SPH This Week
July 5, 2015
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Migration and Health through the Lifecourse
How can we better understand the health of migrants over the life course?
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Mobile App Improves Prenatal Care in Nigeria
New study finds mobile technology helps community health workers provide higher-quality care.
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Additional Schooling Cuts Risk of HIV Infection in Botswana
Extra school years especially reduce infection risk in girls, new study finds.
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Faculty Elected to Leading Roles at Society for Epidemiologic Research
Lauren Wise was elected secretary-treasurer, and Bernard Harlow, who joins our faculty in July, from the University of Minnesota, was named president-elect.
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Alumni Win World Bank Video Contest
Student project took top honors for depictions of public-private partnerships in health in developing countries.
Business Standard
Secondary Education Reduces HIV Risk for Girls: Study — quotes Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health.
This Week in Health Law
Podcast: Special “Jiggery-Pokery” King v. Burwell Episode — features Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights.
Texas Tribune
Texas Leading Challenge to New Smog Standards — quotes Richard Clapp, professor emeritus of environmental health.
The Lancet Global Health
Opinion: Take It to the Community and Stop Epidemics Where They Start — op-ed by Caitlin Gillespie, MPH student in global health.
Boston Magazine
Study Suggests Strict Adult Alcohol Policies Reduce Underage Drinking — quotes Ziming Xuan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
Open Forum with Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Candidate
Monday, July 6, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, L206/209.
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