Gun Violence 101

Gun Violence 101

April 20, 2017 – What do you need to know about the growing gun violence crisis in America? What should we as a school do to address this issue? These are just a few of the many questions posed during Thursday evening’s Gun Violence 101 panel and discussion held in the Hiebert Lounge. MPH student … Continue reading “Gun Violence 101”

Published on May 16th, 2017 in

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

Dean Sandro Galea

POSTED ON: April 9, 2017 TOPICS: alzheimer’s/dementia, dean’s note An update, before today’s note. Looking ahead to next week, we have a number of events planned that will allow us to engage with issues core to the health of populations. On Monday, April 10, we will host a Dean’s Seminar on income inequality and health … Continue reading “SPH Dean’s Note: The Growing Impact of Dementia on the Health of Populations”

Published on August 12th, 2016 in

Dean’s Symposia

The quarterly Dean’s Symposia brings together our school community and global thought leaders to have agenda-setting discussions that can inform and inflect the academic and public conversation. Past Dean’s Symposia Wednesday, April 5 | 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge Building Healthy Cities: Boston and Beyond Karen DeSalvo, Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department … Continue reading “Dean’s Symposia”

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Improving Veterans’ Health Care System

Rani Elwy

Several faculty members from the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management are engaged in research to improve the systems used by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). For example, Professor Rani Elwy and her colleagues conducted four interrelated studies to answer the question: How can the VA disclose large-scale adverse events to patients, family members, employees, … Continue reading “Improving Veterans’ Health Care System”

Published on August 11th, 2016 in

Dean’s Seminar Series

Contemporary Issues in Public Health One of the core responsibilities of our School of Public Health is the translation of our scholarship so that we can influence those who can make change happen. To that end, the Dean’s Seminars aim to bring to campus leading thinkers and doers around issues of contemporary concern, aiming both … Continue reading “Dean’s Seminar Series”

Published on June 9th, 2016 in