December Graduate Reception
2019 December Graduate Reception
On December 6, fall School of Public Health graduates celebrated their achievements at a reception to recognize their hard work and to acknowledge the support of family and friends.
The Pain Gap
Concerns about other painkillers may have contributed to the opioid crisis. As opioid prescriptions now decline, people living with chronic pain likely face significant unmet need for relief.
Barkley Holiday Party
2019 Barkley Holiday Party
On December 11, the Activist Lab held its seventh annual Barkley Holiday Party to spread cheer to the children of the Ruth Lillian Barkley Housing Development. The development is located just a few blocks from campus and many of the children who live there also use the services and programs of the nearby Blackstone Community Center, which is an Activist Lab partner. Previously called the Cathedral public housing development, the complex was renamed in 2013 for longtime resident leader Ruth Lillian Barkley, who was described as a tireless community leader. ShareTwitterLinkedInFacebookEmail
Researchers Awarded $10.8 Million to Study Genetics of Alzheimer’s
A team led by Anita DeStefano will look for genes that may increase or decrease Alzheimer’s risk by analyzing whole genome sequencing data generated in ethnically diverse populations.
Professor Named to Public Health Council
Kathleen Carey has assumed a governor-appointed position on the 14-member Council, representing the Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors.
‘We Live in a World of Big Data’
At the Statistics and the Life Sciences Dean’s Symposium on Nov. 15, biostatisticians and experts in related domains gathered to discuss the statistical progress and challenges in developing solutions to global health issues.