Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 31, 2016
Beyond Ferguson: Social Injustice and the Health of the Public
Wednesday, February 3, 8:15 am 2:35 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Thursday, February 4, 6:00 pm
, Algonquin Club.
Learning from Flint
The residents of Flint have been drinking contaminated water despite years of public protests about its poor quality. Why? What can we learn from this incident?
Alain Beaudet: Need to Better Address Health Inequities
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, president of Canadian Institutes of Health Research laid out country's public health goals.
Link Between Gun Ownership Rates and Murders of Women
[VIDEO] Ownership rates explain 40 percent of state-by-state variance in female homicide rates.
Toxic Exposures Caused Illness in Gulf War Veterans
Links to pesticides and anti-nerve-gas pills given to troops lead researchers to conclude, We did it to ourselves.
Research Is Missing What Matters
Universities and their funders need to do more to identify and pursue root causes of health problems, including disparities, violence, and mental stress.
Research Assistant Creates Health App
Carly Carlin and friends launched SimpleSteps, app to develop better health habits, in December.
IN THE MEDIA
State by State, More Guns Mean More Killing of Women references study by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences, and Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
New York Times
Massachusetts Chiefs Tack in Drug War: Steer Addicts to Rehab, Not Jail quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Gulf War Syndrome Mystery Solved? Scientists Believe Exposure to Toxins Caused Veteran Illnesses references study by Roberta White, professor and chair of environmental health.
A Bloomberg Presidential Bid Would Reignite Feisty Public Health Debate quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Mosquitoes Will Spread Zika to the Americas, World Health Organization Says quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Faculty Breakfast with Dean Galea
Tuesday, February 2, 9:00 am 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Let's Talk: Identity, Social Justice, Public Health
Tuesday, February 2, 4:30 pm 5:50 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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