Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 1, 2017
MESSAGES FROM THE DEAN
Staff Development Opportunities at SPH
Annual Leadership Review
6 New Years Resolutions to Improve the Health of the Public in 2017
Some resolutions we could all get behind to create healthy populations.
Police-Led Addiction Program in Gloucester Shows First-Year Success
[VIDEO] Almost all substance users who came for help were placed in detoxification or substance-use treatment programs during first year.
Future Needs Public Health Workforce with Expertise in Genetic Data
Josée Dupuis, innovator in statistical genetics, becomes chair of Department of Biostatistics.
Examining Obstacles to Abortion Care in South Carolina
Women face interrelated logistic and emotional challenges in trying to receive timely and affordable abortion care.
Flu Vaccination Coverage During Pregnancy RisesBut Not Enough
Coverage rate of 41 percent falls short of national recommendation.
Student Looks for Clues to Healthier Aging
Jennifer Lyons led study of walking speed as predictor of nursing home residence.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Whats Next for Medicaid?
The potential implications of serious disruptions to Medicaid for tens of millions of vulnerable Americans are frightening.
by Brad Wright, Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa
IN THE MEDIA
Surgeon General Calls Youth E-Cigarette Smoking ‘A Major Public Health Concern’
quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Heavy Teen Drinking Linked to Reduced Brain Volume quotes Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences.
Gun Laws, Mental Health Spending Tied to Fewer School Shootings quotes Bindu Kalesan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
How We Obtained the Governments Data on Agent Orange and Birth Defects quotes David Ozonoff, professor of environmental health.
Des Moines Register
Editorial: Hospitals Spend Millions Luring Patients Away from Each Other quotes 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.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Monday, January 23, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Talbot, 307C.
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.
DEAN'S SEMINAR ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHWishlist for the New President
Thursday, January 26, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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