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SPH This Week
November 29, 2015
Looking Ahead to Our 40th Anniversary
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Secondosis: A Case Study in Stymied Disease Prevention
About 32,000 people die annually in the US from secondosis. Most of these deaths are preventable. Why do we not act?
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"Making Change Happen: Innovation in Healthcare"
[VIDEO] Robert Master, founder and former CEO of Commonwealth Care Alliance, and healthcare consultant Christina Severin (’95) spoke as part of the Donahue Speakers Series.
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An Uphill Battle for Sex Education in Rural Kenya
[VIDEO] Alumna Sarah Stevens ('15) and Clinical Assistant Professor Monica Onyango co-founded GABS to bring sex education to rural West Kenyan schools.
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Gender Disparities in HIV Mortality in South Africa
[VIDEO] Gap between female and male adult life expectancy doubled, from 4.4 years in 2003 to 8.6 years in 2011.
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Helping Aging Veterans Resolve War-Time Experiences
Veterans experience combat-related distress and more frequent wartime reminiscences as they age.
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Human Rights and Relationships
An unexpected reunion reminds us that some human rights stories end happily.
by Sondra Crosby
Boston Herald
Hathaway: Curbing E-Cig Use an Unhealthy Plan — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
BU Today
SPH Dean’s Forum Takes on Guns in America — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
The Daily Free Press
Boston Seeks to Raise Smoking Age to 21 — quotes Ziming Xuan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
Faculty Breakfast with Dean Galea
Tuesday, December 1, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Practicum Poster Finale and Oral Presentations
Wednesday, December 2, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Poverty, Inc. Film Screening
Thursday, December 3, 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm, L112.
The 7th Annual SPH Alumni Network Express
Friday, December 4, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.