Student Pitches Online Workout Program in ‘The New Normal’ Challenge
MPH student Mansi Thakrar was one of 11 finalists in the university-wide competition that challenged students to develop equitable ideas to help the BU community transition back to campus.
On Suicide, ‘We Must Address Failures at a System Level’
In the three-part Dean’s Symposium Stopping Suicide: A Population Health Approach to Preventing Suicide, experts will explore the causes of suicide, potential solutions, and ways to promote mental health.
Dead Urban Trees Point to Gas Leaks
A first-of-its-kind public health–style study on urban trees finds high levels of methane in the soil under the dead ones in Chelsea, Mass.
Pharma Companies Are Investing in Social Good. Could They Do Better?
The new Access Observatory report shows increased transparency but a lack of local needs assessment, and calls for more creativity and innovation.
Professor to Advise on Return of Boston Marathon
Brooke Nichols has been appointed to the Boston Athletic Association’s COVID-19 Medical & Event Operations Advisory Group, which will determine when and how the city’s mass-participation races can resume safely.
Will Some Americans’ Vaccine Aversion Prolong the Pandemic?
Yvette Cozier on what vaccine refusal portends for the pandemic, as surveys reveal that one-third of Americans are unwilling to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.