Outreach and Events
A Call to Arms: Advancing Women’s Health Research in the Military Symposium
Thursday, September 13th; 10am-3pm
Join the Military Center for a symposium focused on the health of active-duty women and female veterans. Sessions will discuss some of the more recognized sequelae of war such as PTSD and brain injury, as well as lesser-known after-effects such as cancer and perinatal health and their impacts on women who serve with key-note speaker Capt. Kathryn M. Beasley, USN (Ret). Learn more.
Summer Youth Engagement
For many high school students, summer is a time to explore interests that may aid in decisions about college majors and career paths. This summer, the Center has engaged in a number of activities aimed at helping young people from across the city and beyond explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Read more.
Hiring Our Heroes
Monday, May 22
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation aimed at supporting Veterans, service members transitioning to civilian life, and their spouses in their search for meaningful employment. Recently, the program hosted a community roundtable at the downtown offices of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The event highlighted Boston’s history of military community and family support and showcased many leading industries that have demonstrated a commitment to hiring Veterans and military members. Representatives from the city’s academic community were invited to discuss trends in Veteran and military employment and career support.
Anna Hohler, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Boston University Center for Military and Post Deployment Health, served as a panelist for a discussion titled “Charles River Chat: Addressing Health & Wellness Issues and Employment Impacts.” Read more.
Museum of Science Brain Health Fair
Friday – Saturday, March 17-18
Museum of Science, Boston
As part of an ongoing collaboration with the Museum of Science, we participated in the Museum’s annual Brain Health Fair on March 17-18. This event brings together researchers and clinicians from many local institutions to present activities to Museum visitors on an area of brain health. This year’s focus was “Technology and the Brain.” Read more.
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