Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
May 28, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Announcing SPH Faculty Appointments and Promotions
Employment and Health
Work affects our health in many ways. A look at what our jobs do to our bodies and minds, and how we can create the healthiest possible workplace.
There Is Only Us
[SLIDESHOW] At 2017 SPH Convocation, Liz Walker urged graduates to employ grace in their work to heal communities.
Establishing Gulf War Illness Human Stem Cell Biorepository
[VIDEO] First-time human-induced neurons will be used to identify alterations in axonal transport, microtubule functioning, and neuroinflammation that may contribute to symptoms of GWI.
Tuberculosis Vaccine Passes Milestone
Two new studies of DAR-901, investigational vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), have moved it to forefront of new vaccines.
Professor Selected for Health Administration Young Investigator Award
David K. Jones will receive award from Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) at June 16 event.
New England Public Health Training Center Wins National Award
Activist Labs NEPHTC received 2017 National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) Network Member Impact Award on May 18.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
City Government Is What Impacts Our Lives
Alumna Jessica Taubner on cooperative governing, sustainable activism, and how to be patient with incremental progress.
DEAN'S NOTE REVISITED
In honor of Memorial Day, a note on the health of veterans.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Just Dont Call It Edutainment
How the best entertainment can educate: A World Bank study in Nigeria on sexual health behavior change shows that
is making a mark.
by Madeline Bishop, PHP Fellow
FROM POPULATION HEALTH EXCHANGE
Introducing Practically Speaking
[VIDEO] Monthly practical tips and techniques you can use. This month: communicating science.
IN THE MEDIA
New Public Database Reveals Striking Differences in How Guns Are Regulated from State to State opinion by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
How You Can Live a Longer and Healthier Life opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Gene Editing May Vanquish Deadly Diseases, But Some See Risks mentions George Annas, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of health law, policy & management.
Career Briefs: Kasisto Names Kiran Narsu Chief Revenue Officer profiles alumna Nidhi K. Lal.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, May 31, 9:30 am 10:30 am, Crosstown 305.
Running Out of Cure: How Latin America Tackles Antibiotic Resistance, with Professor Veronika Wirtz
Thursday, June 15, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Surfcomber, 1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL.
ALUMNI RECEPTIONSociety for Epidemiologic Research (SER) 2017
Thursday, June 22, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Frolik, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA.
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