Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
December 11, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Annual Faculty Review
Income and Health, Part 2the Problem of Poverty
On keeping a concern for poverty at the center of our public health agenda.
SPH Launches New and Improved Master of Science Programs
[VIDEO] Degrees in epidemiology, environmental health data analytics, health systems and services research, applied biostatistics, and public health nutrition begin in Fall 2017.
Data System Will Accelerate South Africas Progress to HIV/AIDS Elimination
SPH researcher helps develop dashboard to track epidemic nationally, locally, and at individual level.
School Shootings Less Likely in States with Background Checks on Gun Purchases
Higher spending on mental health and public education also factors in lower rates.
Unique Vantage Point on HIV Care in South Africa
Researchers publish policy brief of preliminary findings from new South African HIV data system.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
It Gave a New Definition to Fieldwork
Alumna Brandi Harless on returning to her hometown, winning mayoral election, and applying global health strategies to Kentucky neighborhoods.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
So Tired Youre Stressed, So Stressed You Cant Sleep
Stress and lack of sleep can form a vicious cycle: you lose sleep because of stress and then struggle to cope with stress because of a lack of sleep.
by Jonathan Gang, PHP Fellow
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
An Obamacare Delay Plan Could Backfire quotes John Kingsdale, professor of health law, policy & management.
A Mans Sleep Habits Actually Affect His Partners Ability to Get Pregnant quotes Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology.
This New Study May Explain Why Peer Review in Science Often Fails quotes Ludovic Trinquart, assistant professor of biostatistics.
The Inequality Imperative opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Studies Show People Get More Benefits from Exercise as They Age mentions Mini E. Jacob, postdoctoral associate at the Health and Disabilities Research Institute.
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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