Upcoming

Challenging Public Health: Seye Abimbola

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022
  • 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
  • Online

Our Challenging Public Health series invites leading thinkers to reflect on public health, to ask what is being done well and what should be done better. This conversation features Dr. Seye Abimbola, a health systems researcher from Nigeria and a senior lecturer at the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney in Australia. […]

Upcoming

BUSPH Alumni and Friends Reception: Seattle

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023
  • 6:00 p.m. PT
  • Dead Line, 114 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

The School of Public Health’s Alumni Association is pleased to invite you to an evening to kickoff the New Year with BU and BUSPH Alumni and Friends. Join us for food, drink, and conversation with friends and colleagues to grow your BU network.

Upcoming

BUSPH Alumni and Friends Reception: San Francisco

  • Thursday, January 12, 2023
  • 5:30 p.m. PT
  • The Marker Hotel, 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA

The School of Public Health’s Alumni Association is pleased to invite you to an exclusive evening to kickoff the New Year with BU and BUSPH Alumni and Friends. Join us for food, drink, and conversation with friends and colleagues to grow your BU network. Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, will plan to […]

Past

The Threat to Trans Rights and the Public’s Health

  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

The past few years have seen the proposal and enactment of a range of laws that challenge the human rights of the LGBTQ+ community, and particularly transgender people. This calls on public health to affirm a central truth, that there can be no health without respect for the dignity and basic rights of all populations. […]

Past

Centering Disability in the Public Health Agenda

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Public health aims to create conditions so that all populations flourish and live fully realized lives.  How do we ensure that we keep the concerns of persons with disabilities—visible and invisible—front and center in the public health conversation? What should be our priorities for public health to center the concerns of disabled populations in our […]

Past

Challenging Public Health: Ian Rowe

  • Monday, November 14, 2022
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Our Challenging Public Health series invites speakers from outside of public health to reflect on public health, to ask what is being done well and what should be done better. This conversation features Ian Rowe, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and co-founder of Vertex Partnership Academies. Mr. Rowe writes extensively about education, housing […]

Past

The Resilience of Cities: Where We Work, Live, and Play

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2022
  • 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
  • In person and Online
  • Video

Almost 80% of the US population currently live in cities. This increase in urban populations places a greater demand on city resources – housing, transportation, reliable employment. How do you build a city that is sustainable, inclusive and centered around community needs? By putting public health at the center of the planning process, cities can […]

Past

Biostatistics Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Thursday, October 27, 2022
  • 1:00pm
  • In Person and Online

The 2022 Biostatistics Distinguished Alumni Awardee is Elena Losina (GRS ’99). Dr. Losina, Robert W. Lovett Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, is an internationally recognized investigator in the epidemiology and outcomes of musculoskeletal disorders. She is a Director of Policy, Innovation eValuations in Orthopedic Treatment (PIVOT) center and co-Director of the Orthopaedic […]

Past

Centering the Health of Mothers in the Public Health Agenda

  • Monday, October 24, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Approximately 4 million women give birth each year in the U.S. Yet, traditional public health approaches have continued to consider maternal and child health together. How do we put the needs of mothers at the heart of public health? And how do we ensure attention to the health of all persons who give birth?

Past

Encouraging voter turnout ahead of the national elections. Featuring David Hogg and John Rosenthal

  • Monday, October 17, 2022
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

The health of populations is shaped by politics and policies that create the world around us. Elections have real consequences for public health, making voting a central pillar of our community efforts towards creating a better, healthier world. America is Calling. Vote! is an effort to encourage voters under 35 to vote in the upcoming […]