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Dan Berlowitz Honored as VA Researcher

June 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Dan R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH, has been selected as the recipient of the VA's 2015 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research,the highest honor for a VA health services researcher. It represents exceptional achievement in improving the health and quality of care of Veterans, inspiring and training the next generation of health... More

Could an Ebola Treatment Already Exist?

June 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Research led by a NEIDL scientist finds hope in Zoloft, Vascor What if Zoloft and Vascor—safe prescription drugs that you can pick up at your CVS for depression and heart trouble, respectively—could treat Ebola? A government study led by a researcher at BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) suggests that this may be the case. If confirmed effective... More

Translational Research Highlighted During Annual GSDM Research Retreat

May 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Translational research was the theme of the 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Research Retreat which took place on April 13th, 2015, in the Hiebert Lounge. Translational research applies findings from basic science to enhance human health. Along with team science, a translational science approach to research is increasingly important... More

Medical Campus Celebrates Promotions

May 21st, 2015 in Uncategorized.

MED, SPH profs move up the ranks The Medical Campus recently promoted 11 professors whose research interests range from promoting the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to preventing child abuse. Photo by Alex S. MacLean Doctors can prescribe the treatment, but it’s up to their patients to follow their advice. A. Rani Elwy, a recently promoted School... More

BUSM Graduates: Influencing Lives Every Day

May 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

“There will be few days in your lives as exciting and momentous as this one,” shared Howard Bauchner, MD, MED '79 and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), who delivered the commencement address at the 168th Boston University School of Medicine Commencement on Saturday, May 16. Friends and family screamed, cheered... More

A Special Day for GMS Graduates

May 15th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

“If you want to make a difference, think boldly, out of the box and take a chance. If we learn from our mistakes, they aren’t mistakes, they are learning experiences. Over the past two years our job has been to prepare you for professional success. Until now your job has been to answer our questions... More

Two BUMC Students Named Schweitzer Fellows

May 13th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Two Boston University Medical Campus students have been selected as 2015-16 Boston Albert Schweitzer Fellows. Amanda M. Alon, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Aline Souza, Boston University School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing... More

Register for BUSM+ Medical Education Digital Badge Program Summer Course

April 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

The BUSM+ Medical Education Digital Badge Program that is targeted to healthcare professionals provides the opportunity to learn the fundamentals about teaching and learning that they may have missed in their professional careers or now want to review to enhance their teaching. The online, open admissions, asynchronous program is conveniently offered 24/7 during your selected... More

Medical Campus Takes a Walk on the Art Side

April 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

The 25th annual Art Days exhibition took place March 30-31 in Hiebert Lounge. Students, faculty and staff submitted artwork in all mediums--from sculptures to paintings to photographs. "As usual, it was a marvelous display of artwork of students, faculty and staff from throughout the BU medical campus," said Keith Tornheim, PhD, Art Days organizer. Visitors enjoyed tasty refreshments... More

BU Team Takes Innovation Award at Global Health Case Competition

April 2nd, 2015 in Uncategorized.

A creative and effective interdisciplinary team represented Boston University at the 2015 International Emory Global Health Case Competition in March. The five women representing the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Business won the “Innovation Award” for their presentation, “Un Cuerpo Unido: Transforming the Judicial System in Honduras to Improve Effectiveness and Access.” Ariel Falconer, SPH ‘15; Liz... More