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Over the past three years, the BUSPH Office of Career Services has had a quiet but effective transformation from a small, energetic career-counseling office into a full-featured facility offering an array of career assistance. The new office, located on the first floor of the Talbot Building’s East Wing, is one of the most visible results of seven key goals outlined in the 2010 BUSPH Strategic Plan. To help BUSPH sustain its drive to be a top-tier school of public health, the plan called for establishing a career services center that enhances employment prospects for both students and alumni. Fulfilling that goal has
When he turned 75 a few years ago, Dr. Sidney Wolfe’s daughter and son-in-law presented him with a doll custom-made to look like him, with a button on it that played one sentence, over and over: “It’s an outrage!” [caption id="attachment_42106" align="alignleft" width="400"] Dr. Sidney Wolfe emphasizes a point during the 2014 Shine Lecture.[/caption] On Wednesday, as he delivered the 2014 Cathy Shine Lecture at the BU School of Public Health, Wolfe credited his sense of outrage with keeping him going for more than 40 years as head of the Public Citizen Health Research Group, which works to highlight lapses in oversight by
Forbes Magazine dubbed him “The FDA's Big Bad Wolfe.” He has battled the introduction of new medications by the pharmaceutical industry so aggressively that a Boston doctor once snapped, “Is there any drug Sid Wolfe likes?” After 40 years of holding federal regulators and the drug industry accountable, Dr. Sidney Wolfe, who will deliver the 2014 Cathy Shine Lecture at the BU School of Public Health on Wednesday, March 5 at noon, is accustomed to the jabs -- and even welcomes them. He prides the work of his Public Citizen Health Research Group on having pushed the Food and Drug Administration to take