Upcoming

SPH45 Anniversary Celebration

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021
  • 6:00pm
  • Boston, MA

2021 marks 45 years of research, scholarship, and practice at BUSPH. SPH invites you to join alumni and friends on Thursday, November 18, 2021 for a fun and memorable evening to celebrate the school’s 45th year! The Anniversary Celebration will honor the leading-edge research, educational excellence, and real-world influence BUSPH has championed in Boston and […]

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The Next Normal: Hospitals and Healthcare

  • Thursday, December 2, 2021
  • 4:30-5:45 p.m. ET
  • Online

Domestically and globally, healthcare systems were overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. What have we learned from the pandemic about how care is delivered and how our systems can be improved to better deliver efficient and high-quality care? This program is a part of “The Next Normal” series, designed to take a moment to pause and […]

Upcoming

Behavioral and Social Sciences at the NIH and Implications for Public Health

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET
  • Online

In this virtual presentation to the BU research community, Dr. Bill Riley, Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), will highlight the behavioral and social science research priorities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as how researchers can engage with OBSSR. The presentation will touch on the behavioral and social […]

Upcoming

The Next Normal: Children’s Health

  • Monday, December 13, 2021
  • 4:30-5:45 p.m. ET
  • Online

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected children’s lives, changing how they receive education and limiting their social development. How has the pandemic changed how we view children’s health, and how can we learn from the experience? This program is a part of “The Next Normal” series, designed to take a moment to pause and ask, as […]

Past

The Next Normal: Mental Health

  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021
  • 4:30-5:45 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

The COVID-19 pandemic was coupled with an increase in poor mental health and substance use worldwide. How will we address mental health moving forward given what we learned during the pandemic? This program is a part of “The Next Normal” series, designed to take a moment to pause and ask, as we emerge from the […]

Past

Moving the needle on the social determinants of health

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021
  • 4:30 - 5:30 PM ET
  • Online
  • Video

Coincident with recent reports published by the Rockefeller-Boston University 3-D Commission and by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, join global experts for a discussion on leading-edge science on social determinants of health—and where we are headed from here. Cohosted with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation #SPHConversations #SDoH

Past

Nightingale 2020-2021: A Symposium Commemorating the Bicentennial of Florence Nightingale’s Birth

  • Friday, November 5, 2021
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • Online
  • Video

Nursing historians and scholars will present historical and contemporary perspectives of Florence Nightingale’s influence on the evolution of the nursing profession.

Past

The Contagion Next Time: A Book Discussion

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Online or In-Person at 1615 L Street NW Washington, DC 20036

Join Dean Sandro Galea in conversation with Lisa Palmer, discussing his newest book, The Contagion Next Time. This program is cohosted with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and the Pulitzer Center. This event will be available both online and in person. Weather-permitting, this event will take place outdoors on a rooftop patio. […]

Past

The Next Normal: Politics and Health

  • Monday, October 25, 2021
  • 4:30-5:45 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of politics and policies in mobilizing and protecting the public. What can we learn from the political failures and successes of the Covid-19 era to create a healthier world? This program is a part of “The Next Normal” series, designed to take a moment to pause and ask, as […]

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The Next Normal: Civil Liberties and Health

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021
  • 4:30-5:45 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Many conversations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic were framed as a trade-off between individual liberties and the health of the public. Was this the right framing? What are the implications of the moment for future conversations? This program is a part of “The Next Normal” series, designed to take a moment to pause and ask, as […]