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Peregrine Falcons Find a Home at the Medical Campus

August 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

High above Talbot Green a pair of watchful eyes scopes the concrete canyon below looking for its next prey. This isn’t a scene from Mission Impossible. It’s more like a National Geographic documentary. Perched on a window ledge atop the Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Building, two peregrine falcons have decided to make the BU Medical... More

Grant Preparation Workshops Begin Sept. 17

August 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

BU Medical Campus Investigators, graduate students and faculty members are invited to a grant preparation workshop on Thursday, Sept. 17 to learn more about the process of submitting individual research grants (R01) to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This workshop,  which will be held on the BU Medical Campus, will include presentation by Sarah... More

BU Clinical and Translational Science Institute Renewed

August 14th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

Boston University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, directed by David Center, MD has received a four-year, $23,487,980 renewal from the National Institutes of Health. David Felson, MD leads the section to train the next generation of translational scientists and George O'Connor, MD directs the clinical resources, which will facilitate the testing and translation of discoveries between... More

Student Behavioral Health Services Available on Medical Campus

August 6th, 2015 in Featured.

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2, behavioral medicine services for students will be available on the Medical Campus. All full-time students are eligible for care, regardless of health insurance. Part-time students who have the Aetna Student Health insurance also are eligible. The clinic will be located in the Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Building, 85 E. Newton St., More

New Campus Faculty Development Appointments Announced

July 30th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured.

Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at BUSM and BUSPH, and a clinical cardiologist at BMC, has been appointed BUMC Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Robina M. Bhasin, EdM, also has been appointed BUMC Director of Faculty Development. Benjamin is deeply engaged in the professional development of health care... More

Linda Hyman to Serve One-Year Term as Director of NSF Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences

July 28th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

Beginning  September 14, Linda Hyman, PhD, Associate Provost for Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), will be ‘on loan’ to the National Science Foundation (NSF) to serve as Director of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. The Division comprises the areas of molecular biophysics, cellular dynamics and functions, genetic mechanisms and systems, and synthetic biology. Her... More

Boston University’s PA students mark milestone

July 27th, 2015 in Featured.

Filled with hope and motivation to help others, 33 new students entering the Physician’s Assistant (PA) Class of 2017 donned their white coats for the first time today as part of the program’s second annual “White Coat Ceremony.” Surrounded by family and friends, the students – who hailed from all parts of the country – were... More

10th Annual McCahan Day Draws 100+

July 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

More than 100 faculty, staff, residents and students attended John McCahan Medical Education Day at the BU Medical Campus. Hosted by the Department of Medical Sciences and Education, it was held on May 20.  This was the 10th anniversary of the annual event that showcases academic innovation and teaching ideologies. The theme of the day... More

Young Investigators Gather for Inaugural Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics Workshop

July 9th, 2015 in Featured, Research.

Thirty-five young investigators gathered on the BU Medical Campus for the inaugural Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics Workshop held in July. The meeting was hosted by the Framingham Heart Study (FHS), the Center for Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research and Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at BU School of Medicine (BUSM). Hailing from nine states... More

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health Recognizes BUSM for Building Capacity in Hospital Nutrition

June 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Carine Lenders, MD, MS, ScD, Associate Professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Physician Nutrition Specialist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Elizabeth Henry, DrPH, MHS, who will graduate from BU’s School of Public Health (BUSPH) in September, have received the People’s Health Medal from the Social Republic of Vietnam’s Ministry... More