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With salmonella in the news, Boston Magazine reached out to Jessica Leibler, a clinical assistant professor of epidemiology at the BU School of Public Health, for an "Ask the Expert" piece entitled, "Should We Still Be Eating Chicken?" Leibler offers some advice on precautionary measures -- and raises some important policy questions. Read the full interview here:
One in 10 high school students in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study by BU School of Public Health researchers. In a study published in the Journal of School Violence, Emily Rothman and Ziming Xuan of BUSPH analyzed data from 100,901 students who participated in the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey for the years 1999-2011. They found that 9.3 percent of U.S. high school students have been “hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose” by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past
Boston Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh has appointed David Rosenbloom as co-chair of a team advising the incoming Mayor and his administration on a variety of public health issues. Rosenbloom, a professor and interim chair of health policy and management at Boston University School of Public Health, will join about two dozen prominent civic leaders tapped for their expertise in 11 diverse fields, including economic development, arts and culture, housing, education, and public safety. His co-chair on the public health team leader will be Dr. Paula Johnson, Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, and Chief of