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March 13, 2016
Public Health Forum Presents Marcia Wilson
Insights on Population Health Measurement
Tuesday, March 15, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Deans Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health Presents Leonard Campanello
The Opioid Epidemic: Why Cops Are Sending People with Addiction to Treatment Instead of Jail
Wednesday, March 16, 1:30 pm 2:30 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
Paternalism and Public Health
Is public health inherently paternalistic? If so, is this necessarily a bad thing?
Three State Laws Identified That Can Reduce Gun Deaths
[VIDEO] Ballistic imprinting and background checks could reduce gun deaths by more than 80 percent nationwide.
HIV Treatment Costs High at Inpatient Care Facilities in South Africa
HIV patients have longer hospitalizations at higher costs.
Black Women with Fibroids Face Elevated Risk of Endometrial Cancer
Association strongest for cancer diagnosed within two years of uterine fibroids being found.
Alumna Heads Asia Region of Global Wealth Advisory Firm
Alice Wu named managing director and presidentAsia region of Robertson Stephens.
A Commentary on Dean Galea's Note
Paternalistic measures are employed in public health because public health wants compliant populations, not informed ones.
by Leonard Glantz
IN THE MEDIA
U.S. News & World Report
Pediatricians Urged to Join War on Poverty quotes Monica Wang, assistant professor of community health sciences.
Health Apps Often Lack Privacy Policies and Share Our Data quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Robertson Stephens Adds Credit Suisses Wu for Asia Wealth Push profiles alumna Alice Wu.
These Horrifying New Numbers Show How Americas Lax Gun Laws Hurt Black Americans references study by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Statisticians Found One Thing They Can Agree on: Its Time to Stop Misusing P-Values references Kenneth Rothman, professor of epidemiology.
Equity, Almost: Justice, Gender, and the Health of Populations opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, March 15, 8:45 am 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Volunteer Opportunity at The Greater Boston Food Bank
Friday, March 18, 9:30 am 12:00 pm, 70 South Bay Avenue.
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