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SPH Reads: The Fortune Men

  • Friday, September 9, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

“SPH Reads” is a community wide reading program hosted annually by the BUSPH Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ). It aims to encourage critical thought and discussion centered on a carefully chosen, thought-provoking book. The Fall 2022 selection is “The Fortune Men” by Nadifa Mohamed. Nadifa Mohamed is an award-winning Somali-British novelist. The […]

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Monkeypox: Old Disease, New Fears

  • Monday, August 29, 2022
  • 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

This program will explore the importance of stopping the spread of monkeypox without encouraging the spread of stigma. Speakers will address both the epidemiological and social challenges posed by the disease, including what we can learn from past disease outbreaks and from the COVID pandemic. As the country grapples with how best to address monkeypox, […]

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Teaching Public Health: Writing and Communication

  • Thursday, June 23, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

This is the fourth installment of our Teaching Public Health series, which began in 2018. For this year’s symposium, our focus is on Writing and Communication, recognizing how central communication is to effective public health. This has been more evident than ever in the time of COVID. Yet, there has not been focused attention on […]

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BUSPH Alumni and Friends Reception: Chicago

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL

The School of Public Health’s Alumni Association is pleased to invite you to an exclusive evening with Dean Sandro Galea and Boston University Chicago alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends at the School’s alumni and Friends,  Chicago reception in conjunction with the SER conference.   Join us for food, drink, and conversations with friends and colleagues […]

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Roe in the Balance: The Future of Reproductive Health in the United States

  • Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

This conversation will examine the consequences of restrictions on abortion that are currently on the horizon and the role that public health should play in protecting women’s health.    

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Advancing Public Health with Systems Science & Simulation Modeling

  • Monday, June 6, 2022
  • 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Online

Calls for the use of systems modeling and simulation methods to advance population health and address health disparities have been made with growing urgency, yet they remain largely underutilized. Barriers to the increased uptake of these methods (e.g., agent-based modeling, system dynamics modeling, and discrete event simulation) by population health researchers are non-trivial, though not […]

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Replay and Live Discussion: Climate and Health: What can we do today?

  • Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Join us on April 21 for a replay of the Strategic Research Direction Symposium, Climate and Health: What Can we do today? Following the recording, there will be a live panel discussion and audience Q&A. Recent heatwaves, wildfires, hurricanes, and other extreme weather events around the world underscore that climate change represents a clear and […]

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Annual Shine Lecture: Sheri Fink

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
  • Online
  • Video

Patient Rights in Emergencies: The Right to Treatment and the Right to Refuse Treatment. 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. This year’s event […]

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Extreme Heat – Why Should I Care? An Earth Conversation

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022
  • 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET
  • In Person and Online

Throughout the world, heat waves are becoming more frequent and intense because of continued climate change. Across Boston University, researchers are working to better understand the impacts of extreme heat on our health and wellbeing and what communities and individuals can do about it. In celebration of Earth Day, join BU professors as part of […]

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Preventing the next pandemic: Will we be prepared?

  • Friday, April 8, 2022
  • 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
  • In Person and Online
  • Video

COVID-19 has readily made the point that the era of infectious diseases is far from over. And there are good reasons to think that with increasing urbanization and climate change, more large outbreaks and pandemics are in store. As we move away from an emergency response to dealing with the lasting impacts of COVID-19, it […]