SPH Snapshot: April 22-26, 2019
Scenes from the week on campus, from Needle Take-Back Day to a Boston Harbor cruise.
Medicare for All—Is It Feasible?
The current political and economic environment makes the likelihood of passage of such reforms slim. But it seems improbable that we can sustain the current illogical system with its high costs and poor outcomes.
Massive Study Will Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
Within MassHEAL, an $89 million, BMC-based project, SPH researchers to lead data management and methodology, communication strategy, and prevention-based interventions.
Alumni Leadership Council Engages Alums to Advance SPH Mission
The 35-member board facilitates ongoing alumni involvement and funding opportunities that support the school’s mission and vision.
Improved Maternity Care Practices Decrease Racial Gaps in Breastfeeding in US South
Breastfeeding initiation at birthing hospitals included in the intervention rose from 43 percent to 63 percent of African Americans over three years.
Student Receives Kinzer Scholarship for Health Administration Leadership
Jenna Pradhuman is third SPH student in as many years to win David Kinzer Scholarship from American College of Health Executives.