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SPH This Week
June 26, 2016
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Families and the Effects of Mass Incarceration
A look at the effects of mass incarceration on the wellbeing of families.
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Researchers Should 'Sound Alarms' for Vulnerable Populations
[VIDEO] Michael Stein, expert in substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and behavioral health, joins SPH as Chair of Department of Health Law, Policy & Management July 1.
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Let's 'Leverage Technology' to Save Young Lives
[VIDEO] Pat Hibberd, expert in childhood mortality, joins SPH as Chair of Department of Global Health July 1.
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More Attention Needed for Implementation Research
Enormous amount of scientific knowledge remains unused in practice.
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'Every Disease Is Its Own Unique Puzzle'
Alumna Laurie Ohlstein takes on malaria in Madagascar as Peace Corps national malaria coordinator.
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SPH Center Leads HIV Care Initiative
Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice (CAHPP) working with AIDS United to implement and evaluate HIV interventions nationwide.
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Gun Control, Another Place Where Race Matters
We need to remedy the disproportionate burden of gun violence on the African American community.
by Michael Siegel
Boston Globe
After Orlando, Will We Say 'Enough'? — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
The Atlantic
Why Did the CDC Stop Researching Gun Violence? — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Zika Is No Reason to Postpone the Olympics in Rio — opinion co-authored by Donald Thea, professor of global health; George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management; and Dean Sandro Galea.
Novartis, Colombia Face Off Over Cancer Drug Cost — quotes Warren Kaplan, clinical assistant professor of global health.
15 Tips For Travelers to Stay Healthy on a Summer Vacation — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Processing Orlando
Tuesday, June 28, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Talbot, 307C.
Urban Health Seminar Presented by David N. Fisman, University of Toronto—Plagues and Peoples Redux: Cities and the Past, Present, and Future of Infectious Diseases
Wednesday, June 29, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, L109A/B.
Welcome Reception for New Department Chairs
Thursday, June 30, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Talbot 3rd Floor Lobby.
View the full SPH calendar.