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A Conversation: Race and Violence

July 15th, 2016 in Featured.

If you were unable to attend the Conversation: Race and Violence, watch the video.

July 13 A Conversation: Race and Violence

July 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

The BUSM Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs invites all members of the BUMC/BMC community to participate in an open and candid dialog about race and violence. The targeted police shootings in Dallas at a peaceful protest in response to videos showing two African-American men shot by police in Louisiana and Minnesota has sparked ongoing... More

Slone Epidemiology Center Leadership Changes

July 7th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

After 18 years as Director of the Slone Epidemiology Center, Allen A. Mitchell, MD, professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, has decided to step down, effective Sept. 1. Mitchell was a founding member of the Drug Epidemiology Unit (now known as the Slone Epidemiology Center) led by Drs. Dennis Slone and Samuel Shapiro that came to BU... More

Vote for BUSM’s Jane Mendez!

July 7th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

BUSM's Dr. Jane Mendez, surgery, is in the running as one of People’s (en Espanol) 25 Most Influential Latina Women! Nominated by her sister Laura Posada, wife of former major league baseball player Jorge Posada, Mendez is highlighted for her years of service as a breast cancer surgeon at BMC and associate professor of surgery... More

Slone Awarded Grant to Better Understand Breast Cancer Among African-American Women

July 6th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Why do African-American women die at a higher rate and experience more aggressive breast tumors than white women? Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) have received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to explore this question. The new grant is based on the premise that having a better understanding of the biology... More

July 4 Transportation Services

June 30th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

SHUTTLES No shuttle services, including the HealthNet patient shuttle. The BUS (Boston University Shuttle) will NOT operate. Please visit www.bu.edu/thebus for additional information. PARKING All parking facilities will be open. MBTA All subway lines will operate on a Sunday schedule. Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule except for the CT1 & CT3, which will not be operating. Commuter rail will operate on... More

July 18 Join BUMC Band on Talbot Green

June 27th, 2016 in Featured.

Emelia Benjamin Receives AHA’s Highest Honor

June 24th, 2016 in Featured.

The American Heart Association presented its 2016 Gold Heart Award to Professor of Medicine and Assistant Provost for Faculty Development Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FAHA. The Gold Heart Award is the highest honor the association gives in recognition of continued, distinguished service. The award was presented at the association's 2016 Gold Heart Banquet in... More

New Cross-Campus Initiative: Biomedical Bridge BUilders

June 22nd, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Biomedical Engineering and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute have established a new collaborative program, the Biomedical Bridge BUilders Initiative. It is designed to accelerate the commercialization of clinician-inspired medical device innovations by partnering with graduate engineering biodesign and product development teams. Clinical care providers on the Medical Campus are invited to email short (one page... More

Moment of Silence, Reflection for Orlando Victims

June 17th, 2016 in Featured.

On Friday, June 17, Medical Campus students, faculty and staff joined together in a moment of silence and reflection in remembrance of the lives lost and irrevocably changed during the tragedy that occurred in Orlando, Florida. In honor of those no longer with us and to express what cannot be said with words, pianist Moises... More