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SPH This Week
July 2, 2017
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Transportation and the Health of Populations
How transportation, and our choices about transportation infrastructure, shape the health of populations.
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More Guns Now Being Purchased for Self-Defense Than Recreation
Guns are increasingly being viewed as having primary role in self-defense rather than hunting or sport.
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Grant Will Help Train Clinicians to Improve Refugee Health
Experts in refugee health will share in three-year grant to train future physicians to better serve refugee and immigrant populations.
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Student Looks for Nutrition Gaps in Sudan
At UNICEF Sudan, Mari Shimizu inventories international agencies’ efforts to curb malnutrition.
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Scenes from PHX Summer Institute
[SLIDESHOW] More than 100 people came to campus to participate in inaugural PHX Summer Institute June 19–23.
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Malnutrition Is About More Than Food Security
The solution to malnutrition may require focus on root causes rather than on increased food production.
By Bailey Adams, Gardens for Health International
New York Times
Back Pain? Try Yoga — quotes Janice Weinberg, professor of biostatistics.
Gun Sales Spike as People Buy Deadlier Weapons to Protect Themselves — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Racism Is Part of the Health Care Debate — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Washington Post
Some Scientists Have Been Their Own Guinea Pigs in the Lab — quotes George Annas, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of health law, policy & management.
Boston Globe
Where Conditions Are Harsh, a Shelter Is Offered — opinion by Jennifer Beard, clinical professor of global health.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, July 25, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, Crosstown 305.
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