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Donald Thea, MD, MSc, Honored by Antioch College for “Profound Effect on Human Condition”

July 18th, 2019 in Uncategorized.

Donald M. Thea, MD, MSc, professor of Global Health at the School of Public Health (BUSPH) and director of the MD/MPH dual degree program at the Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health, was recognized with a 2019 Alumni Award from Antioch College. Alumni Awards are earned by select Antiochians every year and conferred by the... More

Mobile and Electronic Health ARC Research Highlighted at University-wide Event

July 11th, 2019 in Featured, Research.

Wearable technology. Text messaging. Apps. Social media. You likely use these technological innovations in your day-to-day life – but did you know they can be used to improve health outcomes? The intersection between digital innovations and health outcomes was in the spotlight during a recent Boston University “Research on Tap” event that showcased the Mobile and... More

Parking and Transportation Services for Thursday, July 4

June 24th, 2019 in Announcements, Featured.

View the parking and transportation details for the Fourth of July. More

BUMC Celebrates 14th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

May 31st, 2019 in Featured.

  More than 100 enthusiastic faculty, staff, trainees and students from MED, SPH, GMS, GSDM and BMC attended the 14th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day on May 29 in Hiebert Lounge. Karen Antman, MD, BU Medical Campus Provost and School of Medicine Dean, opened the event, emphasizing the important roles educators play in education and... More

BUMC Fire Safety System Testing

May 30th, 2019 in Announcements, Featured.

During the week of June 10, fire alarms will be tested in various Medical Campus buildings. Read more for specific dates and locations. More

Big Data, Big Impact

May 29th, 2019 in Featured, Research.

. Part Four of a Five-Part Series . Know What’s Good for Your Health? Artificial Intelligence Data and algorithms can spot medical concerns early and point to solutions . Every day, it becomes a little harder to find a corner of healthcare not being touched in some fundamental way by data analytics. That Fitbit on your wrist may soon send your resting heart... More

Parking and Transportation Services for Memorial Day

May 21st, 2019 in Announcements, Featured.

Memorial Day is observed on Monday, May 27. More

BUMC Faculty Promotions to Associate Professor Announced

May 15th, 2019 in Announcements, Featured.

Thirty-two faculty members have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. See the full list. More

Sandro Galea Aims to Change the Conversation around Health with New Book

May 3rd, 2019 in Featured.

SPH dean says more focus should be on preventing, not treating In his provocative new book, Well: What We Need to Talk about When We Talk about Health, Sandro Galea, dean of the BU School of Public Health and Robert A. Knox Professor, argues that as a society, we’ve been thinking about health the wrong way:... More

BU Receives Massachusetts Life Sciences Capital Grant

April 30th, 2019 in Featured, Research.

Funding will develop new brain imaging techniques to better understand diseases like CTE, Alzheimer’s There is currently no way to track the subtle brain changes caused by traumatic head injuries or degenerative neurological diseases—but that’s finally poised to change. A $4.9 million grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) has been awarded to the Center... More