Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 29, 2017
Dean's Symposium Featuring Laura Lein, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, and more
Reducing Health Inequities: Advancing Meaningful Change
Wednesday, February 1, 9 am 4:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
On Economic Justice
An argument for economic justice and shared justice as the foundational motivations for the work of public health. Part 1, on economic justice.
Healthier School Lunches Influence Kids Dietary Choices
[VIDEO] Students given healthy meal choices consume less soda and whole milk, inside and outside of school.
New Presidency Prompts Concerns about Population Health
Scholarship needed to document health impact of abrupt right turn in politics.
US Deaths from Diabetes Significantly Underestimated
Proportion of deaths much higher than estimates based on death certificate data.
Alumna Honored by Leading Thai University
Linda Cottler awarded honorary doctoral degree in public health from Chulalongkorn University.
SPH at the Womens March
[SLIDESHOW] Members of SPH community share photos from DC march and sister marches on January 21.
DEAN'S NOTE REVISITED
Migration and Health through the Lifecourse
How can we better understand the health of migrants over the lifecourse?
RECENTLY AT SPH
Deck Is Loaded Against People with Social Disadvantages
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Shiriki Kumanyika, research professor at Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, used global lens to examine US obesity epidemic.
Pick Your Spot and Dig In
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, former Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong and Christopher Koller, president of Milbank Memorial Fund, discussed unexpected election outcome and how we "cultivate hope" moving forward.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Lets Not Panic About the Vaccine Commission Just Yet
Talk of vaccine safety commissions is concerning, but we should focus our attention on other health-related policy issues.
by Denise Lillvis, University of Michigan
IN THE MEDIA
Chronicle of Higher Education
Gun-Violence Researchers, Anticipating No Movement Under Trump, Rethink Strategy quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Congress Gutted Researchers Ability to Study Gun Violence. Now Theyre Fighting Back. quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Diabetes May Be a Major, Overlooked Reason Americans Are Now Dying Earlier quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
New York Times
How Emotion Over Pet Care Helps Explain Human Health Spending opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Kansas City Star
Hospital, Campus Are No Places for Guns opinion by alumnus Andrew Park.
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.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHCan the Private Sector Make a Difference?
Thursday, February 16, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Thursday, February 16, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, February 17, 9:30 am 10:30 am, CT305.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: SPH READS
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
: A Conversation with the Family of Henrietta Lacks
Tuesday, February 21, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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