Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
Boston University School of Public Health
SPH This Week
January 10, 2016
Announcing Our Director of Faculty Development
Final Strategic Thinking Report and Next Steps on the Strategic Thinking Initiative
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Public Health as a Public Good
Public health is—or should be—considered a public good. I discuss why, and what this means for our work.
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New Insight into Leading Cause of Blindness
[VIDEO] Thirty-four genetic loci are associated with age-related macular degeneration.
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Effects of Obesity on Death Rates Understated in Prior Research
One-time measures of BMI used in past studies obscure health impacts of weight changes over time.
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Differences in Meta-Analyses’ Conclusions Depend on Methods
"Substantial divide" between two methods produces different results.
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Alumna to Lead Boston Health Department
Monica Valdes Lupi ('99) will be next executive director of Boston Public Health Commission.
Scientific American
Race-Based Brand Preferences Found for Underage Drinkers — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Researchers Find Lapses in Hospitals’ Policies for Determining Brain Death — quotes Michael Grodin, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Boston Herald
AG Report: Steward’s Financial Health Declines — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
The Globe and Mail
Seven Ways to Minimize a Hangover — references study co-authored by Jacey Greece, clinical assistant professor of community health sciences.
Ultrasounds on the Rise — quotes James Burgess, professor of health law, policy & management.
Strengthening the Cascade: Current Work and New Ideas on the Cascade of Care for HIV, TB, and HCV
Wednesday, January 13, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Crosstown, Room 2127/2128.
SPH Spring 2016 Orientation
Thursday, January 14, all day, School-wide.
View the full SPH calendar.