Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 17, 2016
Deans Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health presents Wendy Davis
Walking and Talking: Using Your Feet and Your Voice to Change the World
Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Bakst Auditorium.
On Culture and Health
What role does culture play in shaping population health?
Link Between Pornography Use and Dating Abuse Among Urban Teens
Youths subject to dating abuse report being asked to re-enact pornographic acts seen by their partners.
Geography Influences Government Grading of Medicare Advantage Plans
[VIDEO] Feds should weigh geographic differences as fairer way to assess insurance plans.
No-Buy Lists Could Cut Kids Exposure to Alcohol Ads
Alcohol companies need to adhere to strict criteria on ad placements on cable TV.
Alumna Named One of Forbes 30 Under 30″
Christine Baugh ('12) included in sports category for concussion and brain trauma research.
Salsa-Dancing to Better Health
During her practicum, student Cindy Retamozo evaluated weekly summer event Salsa in the Park.
SPH Community Throws Barkley Holiday Party
Students of Color for Public Health raised $1,760 for holiday party and gifts for kids in nearby Barkley Apartments last month.
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
When a Big Baby Isnt So Big quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
New Ebola Treatments Mostly Failing quotes Donald Thea, professor of global health.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Chill on Funding Still Limits Gun-Violence Research quotes Dean Sandro Galea and Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Los Angeles Times
When It Comes to Losing Weight and Getting Healthy, Procrastination Kills quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
Public Housing Solves the SymptomHomelessnessBut Should Focus on the Problem references study by Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences, and Jennifer Paruk, research assistant in community health sciences.
U.S. News & World Report
Maximum, Not Snapshot, BMI Is Best Predictor of Mortality quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
MLK & Kazi Nazrul Islam: The Spirit of Inclusion
Wednesday, January 20, 12:00 pm 1:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
EPI + CHS Seminar
Friday, January 22, 12:00 pm 1:30 pm, R115.
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