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SPH This Week
October 23, 2016
A Message from Faculty Development: SPH Launches Faculty Mentoring Program
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Public Health Forum Presents Marcia Angell
The Fate of Obamacare
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Politics and Public Health
On the upcoming election, its stakes, and its potential consequences for population health.
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Election Will Have Long-Term Consequences for ACA
[VIDEO] Changes to healthcare law, from expansion to repeal, largely depend on whether Republicans retain control of Senate.
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Researching Fall Prevention in HIV Patients
Grant funds examination of alcohol and drug use in elevating risk of frailty, fractures.
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Access to Insulin in India Constrained by Costs, Lack of Market Competition
Private-sector consumers in Delhi pay more than twice what government pays to purchase insulin.
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Activist Lab Honors BHA Colleagues
Rachel Goodman and John Kane of Boston Housing Authority receive Gail Douglas Award.
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Celebrating Urban Birds
Staff member Chary Ortiz led citizen science program with kids at Blackstone Community Center summer camp.
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"Nobody Has More Respect for Women Than I Do"
Donald Trump's "respect" claim throughout this election has belied both his misogyny and his lack of accountability.
by Emily F. Rothman
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"A Disagreement Between Public Health and Public Health"
[VIDEO] During annual Bicknell Lecture, speakers Linda Bauld, Ronald Bayer, and Andrea C. Villanti discussed current research, innovation, and public policy around e-cigarettes.
New York Times
Savings? Yes. But Narrow Health Networks Also Show Troubling Signs — article by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
How Health Groups Unwittingly Help Coca-Cola and PepsiCo — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Boston Globe
Low-Income Communities See Fewer Health Care Dollars, AG Report Finds — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
CBS News
How a Man’s Sleep Habits May Affect His Fertility— quotes Lauren A. Wise, professor of epidemiology.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, October 25, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, October 25, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
Public Health Forum—The 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 – 3:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, October 28, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Dean's Seminar—HIV: Succeeding at Treatment, Failing at Prevention
Thursday, November 3, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health Forum—The Good Life: Working Together to Promote Opportunity and Improve Population Health and Well-Being
Wednesday, November 9, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, November 15, 8:45 am – 11:00 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Wednesday, November 16, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
40th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, The State Room, 60 State Street.
View the full SPH calendar.