Upcoming

Alumni and Faculty Conversations: Health Inequities

  • Thursday, January 28, 2021
  • 5 pm
  • Online

The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the harsh reality of health inequities. Such inequities are not new, and certainly not limited to COVID-19. But the COVID-19 pandemic has created a window of opportunity to change the conversation on health—nationally and globally. Now is the time to connect the dots between social justice and health. Join […]

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Hopes for Health in the Biden Administration

  • Thursday, February 4, 2021
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Online

This conversation will convene a panel of leaders in public health and healthcare to discuss their hopes for the health of the country under the new Biden administration. Cohosted with The Milbank Quarterly

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$629 Band-Aids and $20,243 Bike Crashes: The High Prices of America’s Emergency Rooms

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Online

Annual Cathy Shine Lecture Boston University School of Public Health’s Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights presents the annual Cathy Shine lecture. The lectureship honors the memory of Cathy Shine and her dedication to the rights of all those in need of care. Shine had been restrained against her will at a Boston hospital while […]

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Alumni Conversations: Epidemiology

  • Thursday, February 18, 2021
  • 5pm
  • Online

As part of SPH45, Alumni Relations and the Career and Practicum Office will co-host virtual conversations to spotlight careers of alumni across sectors and industries. This program will allow alumni to share their current positions and journey’s into public health, while offering best practices and advice. Students and alumni will be able to explore career […]

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(Part 1) Epidemiology and Race: Why and How We Study Racial Health Disparities

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Online

Part 1: Why and how do we study race? This series of panels will examine how race and racial health disparities are studied in epidemiology. The first panel in our series will explore the history of census data, how data on race are collected and studied, and the implications of how this data are used […]

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(Part 2) Epidemiology and Race: Why and How We Study Racial Health Disparities

  • Friday, February 26, 2021
  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Online

Part 2: Has epidemiology made a difference in race-related health disparities? This series of panels will examine how race and racial health disparities are studied in epidemiology. The second panel in our series will ask if epidemiology has made a difference in race-related health disparities. Cohosted with the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Part 1: Thursday, […]

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(Part 3) Epidemiology and Race: Why and How We Study Racial Health Disparities

  • Friday, February 26, 2021
  • 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Online

Part 3: What are the big unanswered questions with respect to race? This series of panels will examine how race and racial health disparities are studied in epidemiology. The third and final panel will conclude our series with a forward-looking focus, asking what are the big unanswered questions for epidemiology with respect to race and […]

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Alumni Conversation: Environmental Health. Now is the time.

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021
  • 5-6pm
  • Online

As part of SPH45, Alumni Relations and the Career and Practicum Office will co-host virtual conversations to spotlight careers of alumni across sectors and industries. This program will allow alumni to share their current positions and journey’s into public health, while offering best practices and advice. Students and alumni will be able to explore career […]

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COVID-19 and Frontline Workers: Nurses, Doctors, and Essential Personnel

  • Tuesday, March 9, 2021
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Online

Just over a year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic changed how our world operates. Stores closed, employees set up make-shift home offices, and ‘Zoom’ entered our common daily vocabulary. While many of us worked from home, frontline workers remained at work and faced extraordinary workloads, aiming to protect our health. This program will discuss the role […]

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Tackling Climate Change: Mitigation or Adaptation?

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Online

Annual Bicknell Lecture The global climate has changed profoundly over the last century and now threatens the health and wellbeing of families and communities around the world. With continued climate change we can expect to see more severe and more frequent extreme weather events such as heat waves, wildfires, hurricanes, and floods. The global community […]