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SPH This Week
September 13, 2015
Updates to SPH Bylaws and Appointment and Promotion Guidelines
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Dean’s Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health: A Dialogue on Homelessness
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The Health of Refugees
As the refugee crisis in Europe unfolds, a discussion of the health of refugees and its drivers.
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Provision of HIV Treatment Can Save Companies Money
The cost savings come from reductions in healthcare costs, absenteeism, and staff turnover.
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Military Duties No Excuse for War Crimes
Military physicians who engage in unethical practices should lose their licenses.
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Societal Factors in Dating Violence Need Study
Understanding “outer-layer” influences may help public health professionals address dating violence among adolescents.
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Leonard Glantz Retires, Will Become Professor Emeritus of Health Law
Glantz also served as associate dean for academic affairs and held appointments in both the School of Medicine and the School of Law.
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2015–2016 Gijs van Seventer Environmental Health Seminar Series Launches
This year's sessions will address disparities in environmental health.
The New York Times
Premature Babies Study Raises Debate Over Risks and Ethical Consent — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
New Hampshire Public Radio
E-Cigarettes & Vaping: Healthy Alternative or Worrisome Trend? — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Hillary Clinton Says ‘23 Million Americans Suffer from Addiction, but Only 1 in 10 Get Treatment’ – quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Side Effects
Is Precision Medicine The Wrong Use of Federal Health Research Funds? — references article co-written by Dean Sandro Galea.
Public Health in Action: Mental Health and Incarceration, presented by Spotlight on Mental Health
Wednesday, September 16, 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Book Release: Genomic Messages
Thursday, September 17, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, L109.
View the full SPH calendar.