Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 8, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Diversity and Inclusion at SPH
On the History and Importance of Vaccines
Vaccines are perhaps the most consequential technological innovation in the history of disease prevention. A look at the past, present, and possible future of vaccination.
Patterns of Biomarkers Predict How Well People Age, Risks of Age-Related Disease
Genetic "signatures" can predict risks for heart disease, dementia, other age-related illnesses.
HIV Treatment Succeeds at Primary Health Clinics
Nurses at clinics can manage ART treatment at lower costs than doctors at hospitals.
SPH Researcher Involved in Development of Detox Support App
Smartphone app will help patients get off buprenorphine, used for opioid withdrawal.
Two Professors Join Epidemiology Journal Editorial Board
Matthew Fox and Jennifer Weuve join editorial board of
IN CONVERSATION WITH
It's Hard to Say Whether It's Better or Worse
[VIDEO] Professor David Jones on Robert Kennedy, Obamacare, and the Mississippi Deltas food swamp.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Understanding the US Maternal Mortality Problem
The problem is real. But the nature of the problem is complex.
by Gene Declercq, professor of community health sciences
IN THE MEDIA
Republicans Are About to Learn Just How Much Americans Hate Health Insurance Changes opinion by John Kingsdale, professor of health law, policy & management.
Researchers: Nearly 400 Drug Addicts Helped in Police Effort quotes David Rosenbloom, professor of health law, policy & management.
6 New Years Resolutions to Create a Healthier World in 2017 opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Rehabilitating Guantánamos Torture Victims opinion by Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management; and George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Favorable View of Mass. Health Costs Undone by the Data opinion by Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, January 18, 10:00 am 11:00 am, Founders Room.
New Student Orientation
Wednesday, January 18, 4:00 pm 8:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, January 25, 9:30 am 10:30 am, Wilkins Board Room.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUMA Global Perspective on Obesity-Related Health Disparities in the United States
Wednesday, January 25, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINARDocumentary Screening of The Abominable Crime: An Evening with Maurice Tomlinson, Jamaican Lawyer and Gay Rights Activist
Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DEAN'S SEMINAR ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHWishlist for the New President
Thursday, January 26, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, January 31, 8:45 am 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Tuesday, January 31, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
DEAN'S SYMPOSIUMReducing Health Inequities: Advancing Meaningful Change
Wednesday, February 1, 9:00 am 4:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, February 3, 10:00 am 11:00 am, Founders Room.
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