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  • Upcoming

    Global Social Determinants of Health

    • Wednesday, May 29, 2024
    • 1:00-3:00 pm ET; 6:00-8:00 pm CET
    This event will launch results from the Global Social Determinants Study (GSDS), the first 8-country nationally representative study that is explicitly designed to document social determinants in low-, middle-, and high-income countries and how they affect population health and well-being. For questions or accommodation requests, please reach out to sphevent@bu.edu.
  • Past

    In Conversation with Neil Gong

    • Thursday, March 14, 2024
    • Video
    This Public Health Conversation Starter features Dr. Neil Gong, sociologist at the University of California San Diego, in conversation with BUSPH Dean Sandro Galea. Dr. Gong speaks about his book, Sons, Daughters, and Sidewalk Psychotics: Mental Illness and Homelessness in Los Angeles. Our Conversation Starters engage leading thinkers in short discussions around issues of consequence […]
  • Upcoming

    Teaching Public Health: Transforming Education for Public Health

    • Wednesday, June 26, 2024
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
    • In Person & Online
    This is the sixth installment of our Teaching Public Health series, which began in 2018. This year’s discussion will reflect on how academic public health can act on the Framing the Future 2030 recommendations to better prepare the next generation of public health professionals.   This event is cohosted with the Association of Schools and Programs of […]
  • Past

    In Conversation with Marc-David Munk

    • Thursday, February 29, 2024
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ET
    • Online
    • Video
    This Public Health Conversation Starter features emergency physician Dr. Marc-David Munk (SPH'99) in conversation with BUSPH Dean Sandro Galea. Dr. Munk speaks about his book, Urgent Calls from Distant Places: An Emergency Doctor's Notes about Life and Death on the Frontiers of East Africa. Our Conversation Starters engage leading thinkers in short discussions around issues […]
  • Past

    In Conversation with Dielle Lundberg

    • Thursday, February 15, 2024
    • Video
    This Public Health Conversation Starter features Dielle J. Lundberg, MPH (she/her and ze/hir) in conversation with Yvette Cozier, BUSPH Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice. Dielle shares about her commitment to dismantling structural abelism in public health and healthcare. Our Conversation Starters engage leading thinkers in short discussions around issues of consequence in […]
  • Upcoming

    Nursing and The Health of the Public: The Next Decade

    • Wednesday, May 8, 2024
    • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    • Online
    This discussion will reflect on the current challenges facing nurses in the United States, including staffing shortages and burnout. How will nursing evolve over the next decade and what actions can we take to better support the nursing community?  
  • Past

    Shine Lecture: Community Health Centers and the Social Determinants of Health

    • Tuesday, April 9, 2024
    • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
    • Online
    • Video
    Boston University School of Public Health’s Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights presented 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 featured Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD. Dr. Clark serves as the inaugural Executive […]
  • Past

    In Conversation with James Tabery

    • Friday, January 5, 2024
    • Video
    This Public Health Conversation Starter features Dr. James Tabery in conversation with BUSPH Dean Sandro Galea. Dr. Tabery speaks about his book, Tyranny of the Gene: Personalized Medicine and Its Threat to Public Health. Our Conversation Starters engage leading thinkers in short discussions around issues of consequence in public health.
  • Past

    Mental healthcare: In conversation with Lloyd Sederer

    • Wednesday, December 20, 2023
    • Video
    This Public Health Conversation Starter features Dr. Lloyd Sederer in conversation with BUSPH Dean Sandro Galea. Dr. Sederer speaks about mental healthcare at McLean Hospital and his new book, Caught in the Crosshairs of American Healthcare. Our Conversation Starters engage leading thinkers in short discussions around issues of consequence in public health.
  • Upcoming

    Artificial Intelligence and Health: Promise and Pitfalls

    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
    • Online
    This conversation will explore the role of artificial intelligence in the health of populations. How can AI be used in public health, and what are the consequences of its potential use, both good and bad? For any questions or accommodation requests, please contact sphevent@bu.edu.