Honoring Erin Ashe

The SHIELD Evaluation Team is honoring BUSPH student intern Erin Ashe as a BU Student Employee of the Year nominee. We nominated Erin for the outstanding contributions she made to the Essential School Health Services Evaluation Team training program developed by SHIELD and two BUSPH faculty, Carol Dolan and Candice Belanoff. Erin’s work has resulted … Continue reading “Honoring Erin Ashe”

Published on April 11th, 2018 in

Call for Nominations: Student Award for Excellence in Practice

Student Award for Excellence in Practice – Send us your nominations! The Activist Lab offers the Student Award for Excellence in Practice each year in recognition of outstanding and innovative public health practice. This award is intended to honor an MPH student who has gone above and beyond in contributing to the health of the … Continue reading “Call for Nominations: Student Award for Excellence in Practice”

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Can a Census Combat Homelessness?

Mayor’s Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson On January 31, 2018, nearly two dozen volunteers from the Boston University Medical Campus including SPH faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered at City Hall with hundreds of like-minded citizens, including Mayor Walsh, to better quantify homelessness by conducting the 38th annual Boston Homeless Census. The Homeless Census counts … Continue reading “Can a Census Combat Homelessness?”

Published on February 8th, 2018 in

Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Dean Galea said in a previous Dean’s Note that, “Schools and universities derive value from their ability to engage with complex, competing ideas, even—especially—during periods when this engagement is rarely reflected in the national debate.” This idea is one of the foundations of the Activist Lab; we seek to curate public health conversation on our … Continue reading “Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss”

Published on January 16th, 2018 in