Advancing Discovery Science for Public Health Impact

NHLBI Director Gary Gibbons Visits BU on February 27, 2019  Video (above) from Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Keefer Auditorium – School of Medicine Boston University Medical Campus 72 East Concord Street Boston, MA 02118 For seven decades, research supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has led to broad-based interventions that have […]

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CAS Prof Wins Nearly $1M to Study Interaction of Natural and Human Emissions

Jeffrey Geddes gets two federal research awards to examine impact on air quality Jeffrey Geddes uses remote sensing observations, computer modeling, and targeted field observations to study atmospheric chemistry and air quality. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. BU’s Jeffrey Geddes has won two early career federal research awards totaling nearly $1 million to advance his work […]

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Student Volunteers Share ASB Experiences on Instagram

Last week, 275 BU students and chaperones fanned out across the country, to Puerto Rico, and to Montreal for Alternative Spring Breaks, the annual week of service where students volunteer with local nonprofits. This year, students worked on projects ranging from environmental reform and public health to immigrant and refugee services and food justice. Along […]

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SPH Seminar: US Surgeon General Urges More Aid for Opioid Addicts

“We have to make it easier to get help than to get high” Jerome M. Adams, the US surgeon general,speaking at a School of Public Health Dean’s Seminar on the nation’s opioid crisis on January 26. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Medical Campus last Thursday, Jerome M. Adams, US surgeon general, […]

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911 Call on the Opioid Crisis

On Capitol Hill, an SPH prof and local police chief describe what works At a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by BU Provost Jean Morrison (second from right), Kimberly Johnson (from left) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Arlington, Mass., police chief Fred Ryan; and School of Public Health professor David Rosenbloom presented […]

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How Are AAU Schools Dealing with Sexual Assault?

New report details actions—including those at BU The AAU Campus Activities Report: Combating Sexual Assault and Misconduct includes several specific actions and programs that BU has undertaken to prevent and address sexual assault and sexual misconduct on campus. Photo by Conor Doherty. In the two years since a national survey of students at Association of American Universities […]

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New Concerns about Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers

SPH study: high percentage at increased risk of illness and death A recent SPH study has found that a growing number of children born to HIV-infected mothers who were not themselves infected, are at a higher risk for developing illnesses and dying. Photo by Lindsay Mgbor/United Kingdom Department for International Development. The last 15 years […]

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