Category: Events

6th Annual BUSPH Alumni Network Express

November 18th, 2014 in Events

Join us for the 6th annual BUSPH Alumni Network Express!

This event brings BUSPH alumni together with current students for “speed networking” to discuss public health career pathways, and to make connections. Alumni from the following organizations will be in attendance:

•             Boston Children’s Hospital
•             Boston Medical Center
•             Boston Public Health Commission
•             Cambridge Community Gymnastics
•             Commonwealth of Massachusetts
•             Cubist Pharmaceuticals
•             Dana Farber Cancer Institute
•             DM-STAT, Inc.
•             Genzyme
•             Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute
•             Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
•             Health Leads
•             MA Department of Public Health
•             Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC)
•             New England Quality Care Alliance
•             Quintiles
•             VA Boston Healthcare System
•             Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Program Schedule:
The event will take place from 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, December 5th in the Hiebert Lounge (14th floor of BUSM).

6-6:30pm: Mingling and refreshments
6:30-7:30pm: Speed networking
7:30-8:00pm: Cocktail party

Dress is professional.  To RSVP go to Career Link, under “Events” and “Information Sessions”.

Genetown Career Fair on Monday from 1-4pm!

November 14th, 2014 in Events

Genetown Career Fair

Monday, November 17 from 1:00-4:00pm

Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Job seekers can spend a day with HR representatives and Hiring Mangers from top biotech, pharma, medical device and diagnostics companies.

Register HERE.

Slides From the Gilead’s Access to Medicines Presentation Are Now Available

November 3rd, 2014 in Events

On October 22nd Cristin Lis, Vice President of Government Affairs at Gilead came to BU to give a talk on the companies access to medicines strategy. The slides are posted below for those who are interested.

Gilead Presentation

Scientific Symposium: “New Tools, Opportunities & Approaches: Drug Development for Malaria & Tuberculosis, South Africa’s Important Role”

November 3rd, 2014 in Events



Scientific Symposium: “New Tools, Opportunities & Approaches: Drug Development for Malaria & Tuberculosis, South Africa’s Important Role”

October 29th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars, Events

Hosts and Speakers
Gail H. Cassell, Senior Lecturer, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dyann F. Wirth, Richard Pearson Strong Professor and Chair
Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard School of Public Health
Experts from Academia, Global Health Research Centers, & Industry
Broad Institute | Emory University | Harvard University
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
KwaZulu-Natal research Institute for TB and HIV
Merck Serono | South African Medical Research Council
Stanford School of Medicine
Friday, November 7, 2014
Ballard Room, Countway Library of Medicine
10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA
Space is limited, RSVP by October 21, 2014

The African Studies Center at BU is hosting a Seminar Series this Friday: “Transnational Origins of Local Industry: The Case of Pharmaceutical Production in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda”

October 28th, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars, Events

The BU Sociology Seminar Series is being held this Friday, October 31st at 12:00pm. Nitsan Chorev, Professor of Sociology and International Studies at Brown University will be discussing her book project on the global pharmaceutical sector and her fieldwork in India, China, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. This event is free, learn more here.

This Wednesday, October 29th the Department of Pharmacology Sterling Drug Seminar Series will be held at BUSM

October 27th, 2014 in Events

Oct. 29 Department of Pharmacology Fall 2014 Sterling Drug Seminar Series “Drugging the Undruggable: Role of Academic Drug Discovery” – Richard Neubig, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State University
This message is from: Christina Cherel/ Academic Manager 638-4301
Location: BUSM Housman Building R-115
Wednesday, Oct. 29
2-3 p.m.
BUSM Housman Building, Room R-115
Refreshments served in R-115 at 1:50 p.m.

“Drugging the Undruggable: Role of Academic Drug Discovery”
Richard Neubig, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology
Michigan State University

JSI Boston will host “Coffee and Conversation” event for students interested in public health

October 23rd, 2014 in Events

JSI Boston will host “Coffee and Conversation” event for students interested in public health

On Thursday, October 30, 2-3:30 JSI is hosting a coffee hour to provide interested students an opportunity to visit our office, meet members of our teams, learn about our domestic and international programs, and find out what JSI looks for in entry- and mid-level positions.

Space is limited! Please direct interested parties to RSVP to by October 27.

Reminder: Gilead’s Access Strategy Talk Next Week. Please RSVP!

October 15th, 2014 in Events

BUSPH alum Cristin Lis, VP for Governmental Affairs at Gilead Pharmaceuticals, will be joining us for a talk about the company’s access to medicines strategy. Gilead is a ground breaking pharmaceutical company working to ensure availability of affordable HIV and Hepatitis C medicines to people in Lower Middle Income countries. Their innovative licensing policies are stirring up controversy within the industry. Please RSVP here.

Gilead Access Talk


CARDNO ChemRisk Employer Information Session October 28th

October 10th, 2014 in Events

CARDNO ChemRisk (Environmental Consulting) Employer Info Session
and On-Campus Interviews
Tuesday, October 28, 1:00 to 2:00 PM, L201, BU School of Medicine

CARDNO ChemRisk is seeking applicants with undergraduate and graduate degrees and training in toxicology, epidemiology, pharmacology, the environmental sciences, risk assessment, biomedical engineering, industrial hygiene, medicine, or health physics. See the full flyer HERE. RSVP on CareerLink, under Events/Info Sessions.