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SPH This Week
January 17, 2016
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Dean’s Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health presents Wendy Davis
Walking and Talking: Using Your Feet and Your Voice to Change the World
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On Culture and Health
What role does culture play in shaping population health?
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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.
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Geography Influences Government Grading of Medicare Advantage Plans
[VIDEO] Feds should weigh geographic differences as fairer way to assess insurance plans.
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‘No-Buy’ Lists Could Cut Kids’ Exposure to Alcohol Ads
Alcohol companies need to adhere to strict criteria on ad placements on cable TV.
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Alumna Named One of Forbes “30 Under 30″
Christine Baugh ('12) included in sports category for concussion and brain trauma research.
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Salsa-Dancing to Better Health
During her practicum, student Cindy Retamozo evaluated weekly summer event Salsa in the Park.
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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.
New York Times
When a Big Baby Isn’t 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.
Huffington Post
Public Housing Solves the Symptom—Homelessness—But 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.
View the full SPH calendar.