Emergency BU Alert Boston University’s Charles River Campus will be closed Wednesday, January 28th for the entire day. All academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars and meetings) are cancelled, however certain essential student services will be operational. Please go to http://www.bu.edu/today for detailed information. When classes resume on Thursday, they will follow the regular class schedule. Whether or how classes are to be made up is at the discretion of individual faculty members. For detailed information about the Boston University Medical campus, please go to http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm Please note: Employees in essential services must report as scheduled. Essential services include, but are not limited to, University Police, Facilities Management and Planning, Environmental Health & Safety, University Dining Services, Mail Services, Student Health Services and Network Services. For the very latest information, please go to http://www.bu.edu/today

Public Health Forum

Schedule of Public Health Forums

All forums will run from 1-2PM

September 17, 2014

Public Health Informatics – Figuring Out the Mess.

Thomas Land, PhD, Director of the Office of Data Management and Outcomes Assessment, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Hosted by Biostatistics | L-Building, RM 112
View the event.

October 8, 2014

USAID and Global Health: Past and Future

Robert Clay, incoming Vice President for Health and Nutrition at Save the Children. Clay was formally USAID’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health where he oversaw the four central technical offices: HIV/AIDS; Population and Reproductive Health; Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition; and Health Systems.
Hosted by Global Health | L-Building, RM 112
View the event.

November 12, 2014

The Challenges of Using Medical Record Data in Research

Karen M. Bell, MD, Chair of the national Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, and a member of the Health Information Technology Council for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Hosted by Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights and a part of SPH Research Day | L-Building, Heibert Lounge

December 3, 0214

Transformative Partnerships: Integrating Public Health, Clinical Care and the Community for Young Children’s Well Being

Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH, Senior Strategic Advisor, National Institute for Child Health Quality (NICHQ).
Hosted by Community Health Sciences | L-Building, RM 112

February 11, 2014

Toxic Wounds: Bridging the Gulf between Injured Veterans, Science, and Policy

Anthony Hardie, Director, Veterans for Common Sense; Chair, Gulf War Illness Research Integration Panel, Dept. of Defense, CDMRP
Hosted by Environmental Health | Keefer Auditorium

March 18, 2015

Hosted by Epidemiology | Keefer Auditorium

April 8, 2015

Hosted by Health Policy & Management | Keefer Auditorium