News Archives

  • Looking for the Mothers: Grief Counselors in Zambia Trying to Connect with Bereaved Parents

    A sign painted above the back door of the mortuary in Lusaka says BID, for "brought in dead."

    July 8th, 2020

    Collecting data at a morgue in Lusaka, the Zambia Pertussis/RSV Infant Mortality Estimation Study team developed a detailed grief counseling protocol and script to structure their conversations with family members.

  • Boston 25 News

    June 29th, 2020

    BU Researcher Develops App to Track Fireworks in Boston — quotes Erica Walker, postdoctoral associate in environmental health

  • HealthCentral

    June 18th, 2020

    How Police Violence Affects Black Americans’ Mental Health — quotes Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health 

  • Croakey News

    June 16th, 2020

    Complex Systems Modelling Can Guide Policy and Practice — commentary co-authored by Dean Sandro Galea

  • Erasing 76 Crimes

    June 15th, 2020

    Ghana: 47% of LGBT Teens Engage in Self-Harm — quotes Julia Raifman, assistant professor of health law, policy & management 

  • Science Times

    June 15th, 2020

    Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety Overwhelm Students during the Coronavirus Pandemic — quotes Sarah Lipson, assistant professor of health law, policy & management 

  • Metro

    June 12th, 2020

    What Comes Next: The Effect Coronavirus Has Had on Our Minds May Change Society for Good — quotes Dean Sandro Galea

  • Professor’s Study Named AJE Article of the Year

    Senior Black man with serious expression deep in thought.

    June 11th, 2020

    A stress disorder diagnosis could as much as triple the risk of dementia, particularly among men, according to Jaimie Gradus’s study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

  • Philadelphia Tribune

    June 9th, 2020

    Glenn Ellis: Mental Health, Police Brutality and Black People — quotes Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health 

  • Charleston Chronicle

    June 8th, 2020

    Mental Health, Police Brutality, and Black People — references study co-authored by Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health