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Sophie Godley, clinical assistant professor of community health sciences, represented BUSPH at the 2014 “Disrupting the Poverty Cycle” conference organized by the Crittenton Women’s Union, a Boston-based nonprofit agency working to tackle poverty and empower low-income families. Godley spoke on a panel of experts trying to find ways to help teenage mothers achieve economic mobility. The conference aims to bring together academics, program leaders, public officials and low-income individuals to devise strategies to move people from poverty to economic independence.
Two doctoral students in the Department of Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health have earned national recognition from prominent academic societies. [caption id="attachment_45596" align="alignleft" width="170"] Samantha Parker[/caption] Samantha Parker won the 2014 Lilienfeld Student Prize, awarded by the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) to recognize excellence in student research and to reflect SER's ongoing commitment to the support and encouragement of students. The prize, named in honor of teacher and scholar Dr. Abraham Lilienfeld, includes travel, meeting expenses, and an honorarium award of $1,000. Parker graduated with a BS in chemistry from the University of Miami in 2007. In 2009, she earned a
Lauren Wise, an associate professor of epidemiology at BUSPH, will be formally recognized in June for lead authorship of research named as an Article of the Year for 2013 by the American Journal of Epidemiology (AJE) and the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). [caption id="attachment_9540" align="alignleft" width="210"] Lauren Wise[/caption] It is the first year that the award has been presented to an elite group of 10 articles selected by a panel of AJE editors as the top representations of scholarship in the field. Wise, who is also a senior epidemiologist at BU’s Slone Epidemiology Center, will be honored for her work on “Is the Observed Association