Intersectionality & Health: Breaking Down Barriers

Intersectionality is a way to think about and act upon social inequality and discrimination. It offers a promising approach to these issues within public policy and within public health. People with multiple marginalized, intersecting identities face individual- and systems-level challenges in accessing medical, mental health, and social services. This student-organized event aims to provide training for students … Continue reading “Intersectionality & Health: Breaking Down Barriers”

Published on March 27th, 2018 in

IDEA Conference

Exploring Innovation through Design, Education, and Activation. Saturday, April 21, 2018  8:30am-5:00pm The Innovate@BU Conference is a one-day event for BU students to explore innovation of every kind, including enterprise, social impact, arts, and culture. From start to finish, students will be inspired by world-class innovators, engage with strategies and tools for developing new ideas, and … Continue reading “IDEA Conference”

Published on March 26th, 2018 in

MA Gun Laws and Advocacy Training

Stop Handgun Violence, M&R, and the Activist Lab have come together to provide a community training opportunity around gun safety and advocacy. During this seminar, you will receive a foundational knowledge about gun violence and why it is considered a public health crisis, current laws on the state and federal levels, and a toolkit for … Continue reading “MA Gun Laws and Advocacy Training”

Published on March 25th, 2018 in

Public Health Forum & Reception

Crises, Calamities, and Chaos: How Public Health Can Improve Response to Emerging Threats Wherever They Arise When: Monday, April 30, 4:30 p.m.–6 p.m. Where: TBA Please Register #PHForum2018 Livestreaming Available During Event From Ebola to Zika, from hurricanes to opioids, threats to health make headlines and challenge our public health response. Lessons learned from CDC’s engagements … Continue reading “Public Health Forum & Reception”

Published on November 5th, 2017 in

Life on Albany Committee Meeting

Three portraits from the Life on Albany Gallery

Where SPH stands on Albany Street, we are neighbors to people who are challenged by substance abuse disorders, mental illness, and homelessness. Join us for a conversation with faculty, staff, students,  and, when available, experts from the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program along with other local service providers and the Boston University Medical Campus … Continue reading “Life on Albany Committee Meeting”

Published on November 3rd, 2017 in