How Has Trauma Care Changed 10 Years after Boston Marathon Bombings?
BMC surgeons say the bombings, like the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighted disparities in trauma care and community support. They’re working to change that.
50 Years After Roe v. Wade, What Do the Next 50 Years Look Like?
Scholars, lawyers, and public health officials from across the country gathered at BU Thursday to discuss what’s coming next.
Q&A: BU Deaf Student on the Impact of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
Anna Lim, a Wheelock doctoral student, talks about accessibility and healthcare equity in the hearing-impaired community.
BU’s New Center on Forced Displacement Will Address the Global Refugee Crisis
The center hopes to bring in talent from across the University with research projects spanning the arts to medical technology.
Seven BU Latinx Researchers Making a Difference
From social work to astronomy to the law, these leaders are pushing scientific and scholarly boundaries—and lifting up the next generation of Latinx academics.
Nancy J. Sullivan, Ebola Vaccine and Treatment Pioneer, Named New NEIDL Director
Says priorities will include global engagement, strong science, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
How Racism and Bias Influence Substance Use and Addiction Treatment
Christina Lee calls substance use treatment a social justice issue and is helping healthcare providers see the connection between discrimination and drinking.
BU’s Nahid Bhadelia Joins White House COVID-19 Response Team
Bhadelia, an infectious diseases physician and global leader in pandemic preparedness, named senior policy advisor for global COVID response.
The Battle for Reproductive Rights
Following a historic Supreme Court decision on abortion, alum Shwetika Baijal is organizing a national response for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
Two Technologies That Can Make Diagnosing Dementia Easier for Doctors and Patients
With millions of older adults projected to develop Alzhiemer’s in the next few decades, researchers are creating novel systems for diagnosing the disease.