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Fourteen Faculty Promoted to Professor

March 2nd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Congratulations to Daniel Alford, Stephan Anderson, Jack Clark, Matthew Fox, Tarik Haydar, Robin Ingalls, Virginia R. Litle, Jennifer I. Luebke, David McAneny, Michael McClean, Tuhina Neogi, Michael Paasche-Orlow, Marie-Helene Saint-Hilaire and Flora Sam. More

Visit East Boston with the Outreach Van Project

February 27th, 2017 in Featured.

Every Thursday the Outreach Van Project (OVP), a group of first- and second-year medical students at BUSM, travels to East Boston to feed and care for the homeless population. The students unpack a van full of food, clothing and supplies, and distribute them throughout the night for anyone in need. They, along with a physician, More

David Corbett named BUMC Information Security Officer

February 23rd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

He will take a central role in guiding the university’s HIPAA security compliance. More

Save the Date – 4/18 Provost Workshop: Global Health Roundtable

February 13th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Tuesday, April 18 3-5 p.m. Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge Medical Campus faculty, postdocs, students and staff working on Global Health research are invited to a roundtable to explore synergistic and networking opportunities. Welcome: Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean Opening remarks: Patricia L Hibberd, MD, PhD, Chair and Professor, Global Health, BUSPH; Professor, Medicine, Section of... More

Tips for Staying Safe in Vehicles for Hire

February 8th, 2017 in Featured.

Do you know how to stay safe when using Uber, Lyft, taxi cabs or livery vehicles?  The Boston Police Department has created a safety tip sheet on ways to say safe when using vehicles for hire.  Please review the safety tips at http://www.bu.edu/police/2017/02/03/bpd-safety-in-vehicles-for-hire/

Students Distribute Mittens to Homeless During Annual Census

January 27th, 2017 in Featured.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, as BUSM students joined more than 300 volunteers across the city to gather data of the number of people living on the streets with the hopes of connecting them with shelters and clinics, they brought with them a special message of compassion in the form of hand-sewn mittens. The mittens they distributed... More

BUMC Faculty, State and Local Leaders Discuss ‘Model Interventions for Urban Homelessness’

January 25th, 2017 in Featured.

Community leaders joined the Boston University Medical Campus community on Jan. 23 in Hiebert Lounge to discuss the current state of homelessness in Boston and surrounding areas. BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean Karen Antman, MD, led panelists as they conducted the workshop, “Model Interventions for Urban Homelessness,” a full afternoon focused on addressing the issue as... More

Feb. 9: Black History at BUSM

January 25th, 2017 in Featured.

Second Annual Interactive Discussion: Black History Month at BUSM Hosted and Sponsored by the BUSM Alumni Association Thursday, Feb. 9 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge Lunch Included RSVP HERE Introductions Jean E. Ramsey, MD '90, MPH '08, Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics Historical Focus: Solomon Carter Fuller, MD Chantale Branson, MD '12, Associate Clerkship Director, Neurology  Interactive... More

Campus Celebrates Legacy of MLK with Kenn Elmore

January 20th, 2017 in Featured.

To celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, more than 100 members of the medical campus community gathered in the Hiebert Lounge on Thursday, Jan. 20, to hear BU’s Associate Provost and Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore, JD. The event opened with audio of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Elmore began... More

Jan. 26 Visiting Professor Lecture: Optimal Structure of Basic Sciences at AMCs

January 20th, 2017 in Featured, Research.

"Optimal Structure of the Basic Sciences at Competitive University Academic Medical Centers" Arthur G. Palmer, PhD Visiting Professor Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs; Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics; Vice Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Dr. Palmer's research interests include: • Structure, function and dynamics of proteins and protein complexes •... More