The Activist Lab fuels real-world activism that drives lasting improvements in the health of our local, regional, and global communities.

Educate

Create university learning and workforce training programs to develop and maintain a skilled public health workforce.

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Innovate

Engage local partners to find effective solutions to challenging urban public health issues.

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Advocate

Champion smart, enduring policies that improve public health.

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The Activist Lab fuels real-world activism that drives lasting improvements in the health of our local, regional, and global communities.

Educate

Create university learning and workforce training programs to develop and maintain a skilled public health workforce.

Learn More

Innovate

Engage local partners to find effective solutions to challenging urban public health issues.

Learn More

Advocate

Champion smart, enduring policies that improve public health.

Learn More

Activism at SPH: Stories of Impact

Faculty, staff, and students from across the School participate as key catalysts and partners in improving the public health through multiple activities and arenas. A few examples illustrate the essential roles played by the BUSPH community in effecting meaningful public health change.

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Activist Lab Upcoming Events

Get involved in the work of the Activist Lab! The Lab offers a variety of volunteer, training, and local development opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members. Check here for upcoming opportunities. SPH volunteers at Rosie’s Pla … Continue reading “Activist Lab Upcoming Events”

SPH Dean’s Note: The Growing Impact of Dementia on the Health of Populations

Dementia is a leading challenge to the health of an aging population. A note on the scope of the problem and thoughts on ways forward.

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  • Bridging the Gap

    Residents of Boston’s public housing attended Bridging the Gap this summer to discuss healthy ways to live.

  • Life on Albany

    Many people on Albany Street near our school are challenged by addictions, mental illness, and homelessness. We went outside to meet some of our neighbors.

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    Gail Douglas Award 2016

    The Activist Lab presented the 2016 Gail Douglas Award for Public Health Practice to Rachel Goodman and John Kane of the Boston Housing Authority, for their outstanding leadership in public health service for residents of Boston's housing developments.

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Upcoming BU School of Public Health Events

Wed
26
April 26

@ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Staff Development Skill-Based Training: Effective Communication andInfluencing Skills (Application Required)

This training is open to all SPH staff and is limited to 20participants. We are…

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Wed
26
April 26

@ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Resume and Cover Letter Drop In Hours-Bring job posting

No appointment needed for these 15-minute, first-come,first-served critiques. Please bring a hard copy of your…

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Wed
26
April 26

@ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Global Health Summer Send Off Ice Cream Social

You're invited to the end-of-year Global Health DepartmentSummer Send Off Ice Cream Social to celebrate…

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Wed
26
April 26

@ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Quintiles Case Prep Workshop

Join a team of Quintiles consultants to learn techniques tosucceed in case interviews and practice…

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Wed
26
April 26

@ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Health Law & Human Rights Dinner Meeting

Dinner meeting for legacy students in the Health Law, Bioethics& Human Rights concentration, new students…

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