40th Anniversary Gala

More than 300 people gathered at the State Room in downtown Boston on November 17th for a gala marking the School of Public Health’s 40th anniversary.

Read the article about the event featured in BU Today.

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    The view from the State Room in downtown Boston.

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    From left: Former Dean Robert Meenan; Yana Kotlar; Warren Herreid II (inducted into the William Fairfield Warren Society at the gala); Dean's Advisory Board member John Howe III; alumna Jeannine Rivet ('81; inducted into the William Fairfield Warren Society at the gala); Margaret Kruk; Dean Sandro Galea; SPH Director of Development, Industry Beverly A. Brown; BU President Robert A. Brown; and Dean's Advisory Board Chair Joel Lamstein.

  • Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law.

    Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law.

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    Stern Chamblain, outreach specialist in Career Services, with Assistant Professor of Global Health Andrew Stokes and student Jessica Christian.

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    Recent graduate Debora Perez ('16).

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    BU President Robert A. Brown.

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    Joel Lamstein, chair of the Dean's Advisory Board.

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    Danza Orgánica, a social justice-oriented dance theater company based in Roxbury, performed part of a soon-to-premier piece, Running in Stillness, which confronts the effects of mass incarceration.

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    Janice L. Cooper of the Carter Center Liberia Mental Health Program received a Beyond Health Award.

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    Larry Kessler, founding director of the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, also received a Beyond Health Award.

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    Kathryn Brinsfeld (’01), assistant secretary and chief medical officer for the US Department of Homeland Security, received a Distinguished Alumni Award.

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    Mark A. Keroack (‘00), president and CEO of Baystate Health, received a Distinguished Alumni Award.

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    A Distinguished Alumni Award also went to Hania Dawani (‘86), mental health and nursing consultant, faculty in health sciences at Higher Colleges of Technology, and adjunct professor at California State University, Northridge.

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Alan Jette

Ruth Moorman, CAS ’88, SED ’89, ’09 and Sheldon Simon

Jeannine M. Rivet, SPH ’81 and Warren G. Herreid


Bronze Sponsors

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Athanassios Filippou and Foteini Filippou

Susan Garfield, SPH ‘11

John and Meg Sullivan


Benefactor Sponsors

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Joseph C. Antonellis

Robert A. Brown and Beverly A. Brown

Gary Cohen, SPH ’06

Charles L. Donahue, Jr. and Nancy T. Donahue

Bink Garrison

Betsy Lahue, SPH’99

Elizabeth Olek, SPH’02

Nancy L. Reilly and Philip R. Reilly


Contributor Sponsors

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Naomi D. Aberly

Mireille (Mickey) Aramati SPH’86, MET’87 and Ric Feldt

Sally Deane, SED ’71, SPH ’88

Barbara Buell, SPH’94, Esquire, Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo, LLP

Alexandra England, SPH ’94

Mary Jane England, MED ’64

Sandro Galea and Margaret Kruk

Laura Housman, SPH ’94, CAS ’88, Questrom ’00

John Howe III MD, MED ’69 and Tyrrell Flawn,

Robert F. Meenan, MED ’72, Questrom ’89

David Rosenbloom

Elizabeth A. Sommers, SPH ’89, SPH ’10

Michael J. Taylor

Donald Thea