Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 10, 2016
MESSAGES FROM THE DEAN
Announcing Our Director of Faculty Development
Final Strategic Thinking Report and Next Steps on the Strategic Thinking Initiative
Public Health as a Public Good
Public health isor should beconsidered a public good. I discuss why, and what this means for our work.
New Insight into Leading Cause of Blindness
[VIDEO] Thirty-four genetic loci are associated with age-related macular degeneration.
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.
Differences in Meta-Analyses Conclusions Depend on Methods
"Substantial divide" between two methods produces different results.
Alumna to Lead Boston Health Department
Monica Valdes Lupi ('99) will be next executive director of Boston Public Health Commission.
IN THE MEDIA
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.
AG Report: Stewards 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.
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