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SPH This Week
April 10, 2016
Introducing Our New Chair of Global Health
Thank You for BU Giving Day Support
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Public Health Forum Presents Donna J. Petersen
Framing the Future: Transforming Public Health Curricula Toward Improved Population Health
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The Population Health Consequences of War
The health consequences of war extend well beyond the health of those directly engaged in combat, to include whole populations in areas of conflict.
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"If the US Tortures, Why Can’t We?"
[VIDEO] At Dean's Symposium, speakers including UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez and UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health Dainius Pūras discussed global human rights.
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Repeated Hits in Football Take Cumulative Toll
[VIDEO] Research team makes first attempt to quantify effect of multiple impacts on players.
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Ejaculation May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
"Strongest evidence to date" of beneficial role of ejaculation in prevention of prostate cancer.
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Single-Gene Mutations Account for Small Percent of Elevated Cholesterol Cases
Familial hypercholesterolemia gene mutation, along with cholesterol level, helps predict risk for coronary artery disease.
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Professor to Advise Illness Compensation for Nuclear Workers
Leslie Boden appointed to Department of Labor Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health.
New York Times
Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions — quotes Michael McClean, associate professor of environmental health and associate dean for research and faculty advancement; references Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics.
Your Healthy Lifestyle Won’t Necessarily Make You Healthier — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Why Malians Must Forge Anti-FGM Feeling Themselves — article by student Kateri Donahoe.
Women’s Chemical Exposure May Cost Europe More Than $1 Billion — quotes Elizabeth Hatch, professor of epidemiology.
Former CDC Leaders Say the Agency Could Do a Lot More to Research Gun Violence — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, April 12, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Earth Day Festival
Thursday, April 14, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm, Talbot Green.
SPH Boat Cruise
Friday, April 15, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, 60 Rowe’s Wharf, Gate B.
View the full SPH calendar.