Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
July 16, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Annual School-Wide Retreat
The world can be a cruel, dangerous place. Compassion challenges us to ask why this is so, and to correct the structures that produce disadvantage and disease.
In Memoriam: Jim Burgess
Professor of health law, policy & management made major contributions to health economics field as researcher, editor, and teacher.
Yoga as Effective as Physical Therapy to Reduce Back Pain
[VIDEO] Manualized yoga for mild to moderate chronic low back pain can provide relief for low-income, racially diverse adults.
Professor, Alumni Co-Author Journal's Most Influential Article
Article by Richard Laing and alumni Abhishek Sharma and Lindsey Rorden was
Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice
s most influential of 2016.
Student Studies Progress After Chinese 'Airpocalypse'
Doctoral student Chloe Kim examines health effects of new air pollution policies in China.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Supervised Injection Facilities: The Time Is Now
Senator William Brownsberger, sponsor of bill to create framework for legal operation of supervised injection facilities (SIFs) in Massachusetts, on debate surrounding SIFs.
By William N. Brownsberger, Senator, Second Suffolk and Middlesex District, Massachusetts
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
Health Plans That Nudge Patients to Do the Right Thing opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Senate GOP Effort to Shield Disabled from Medicaid Changes Would Leave Many Kids on the Outside quotes Sara Bachman, research professor, health law, policy & management, and Meg Comeau, senior project director, health law, policy & management.
The Biggest Problem With U.S. Health Care opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Health Shorts: Back Pain, Gun Fatalities, Pinkeye quotes Janice Weinberg, professor of biostatistics.
Christian Science Monitor
One States Opioid Crisis Sheds Light on National Health-Care Debate quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, July 25, 12:30 pm 1:50 pm, Crosstown 305.
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