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SPH This Week
October 30, 2016
Update on Strategic Educational Opportunities
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Dean's Seminar Featuring Francois Venter
HIV: Succeeding at Treatment, Failing at Prevention
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10 Steps for a Healthier America
Looking ahead to a new administration, what are some steps we could take to improve the health of the US population?
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'Common Statistical Pitfalls' Found in Basic Science Research
Sample sizes that are too small and lack of attention to control groups among key problems.
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Integrated Approach Improves Medication Adherence and Depression in HIV Patients
Combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and adherence counseling effective in easing depression, improving use of antiretroviral medication.
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Exploring Mental Health Consequences of Disaster Cleanup Work
Higher household income and longer duration of clean-up work mitigate psychological problems among Deepwater Horizon recovery workers.
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Stories 'Put a Human Face to Public Health'
At BUSPH Stories on October 21, 10 community members told their public health stories live.
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Public Health and the Holocaust
Michael Grodin receives Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program mentor award for work with 4+1 student.
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'Health Insurance Is Not the Same as Healthcare'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Harvard Medical School faculty member Marcia Angell argued America's market-based healthcare system dooms ACA.
Boston Globe
Noise Report Cards for Boston Neighborhoods — quotes Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health.
Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda’s Efforts to Fend Off Taxes — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Noise Complaints Lead FAA to Study Logan Airport Flight Paths — interview with Cindy L. Christiansen, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Huffington Post
The Unnecessary Persistence of Tuberculosis — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea and C. Robert Horsburgh, professor of epidemiology.
Rules on Readmission May Hurt Safety-Net Hospitals — quotes Kathleen Carey, professor of health law, policy & management.
Dean's Seminar—HIV: Succeeding at Treatment, Failing at Prevention
Thursday, November 3, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
SPH Fall Festival for Staff
Friday, November 4, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health Forum—The Good Life: Working Together to Promote Opportunity and Improve Population Health and Well-Being
Wednesday, November 9, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, November 15, 8:45 am – 11:00 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Wednesday, November 16, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
40th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, The State Room, 60 State Street.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Tuesday, November 22, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Wilkins Board Room.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, November 22, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
View the full SPH calendar.