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SPH This Week
February 14, 2016
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On Suicide
Suicide deaths remain one of the most intractable, and unpredictable, challenges facing population health.
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Hundreds Gather for 40th Anniversary Celebration
[SLIDESHOW] Alumni, faculty, and students celebrate SPH's "lasting contributions" at Algonquin Club in Boston.
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"Meet Them Where They Are, Just Don't Leave Them There"
[VIDEO] Alumnus Ali Noorani of National Immigration Forum spoke about immigration reform as part of Dean's Seminar Series.
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Etiology of Uterine Fibroids Still Largely a Mystery
[VIDEO] More research needed to clarify role of estrogen, progesterone, and identify risk factors.
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Zinc Supplement Boosts Immunity in Older Adults
Extra zinc improved functioning of T-cells in elderly sample group.
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For Student Consultants on Food Security, a Place at the Table
Students from community health class present to Let’s Get Healthy Boston Food Access Coalition.
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Alumna Appointed to Abiomed Board of Directors
Jeannine Rivet, chair of SPH Dean’s Advisory Board, joins board of Massachusetts-based medical device company.
Boston Globe
Gun Ownership Does Not Make Women Safer — quotes Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences, and Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
New York Times
Take the Tackle Out of Youth Tackle Football — references study co-authored by Michael McClean, associate professor of environmental health; Yorghos Tripodis, research associate professor of biostatistics; and alumna Christine Baugh.
Did Calling Zika a Public Health Emergency Jump the Gun? — interview with Donald Thea, professor of global health.
Fox News
Mosquito Expert: Washington Downplaying Zika Virus Threat to US — quotes alumnus Ali Noorani and Dean Sandro Galea.
Public Health in Action: A Safe Space for Opioid Users?
Thursday, February, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.