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Study Seeks to Understand Factors Associated with the Use of Harsh Discipline by Mothers Who Have Experienced Trauma

April 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

It is known that the use of harsh discipline, such as hitting or screaming at a child, is a risk factor for child abuse and is more common in families where the mothers themselves have a history of trauma. Now researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found... More

Explore Diverse Careers in Science; Speed Networking Event April 22

April 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Science is a booming, vibrant industry in the city of Boston. Between the universities, research institutions and biotechnology companies that pepper the city blocks, it isn’t any wonder why Boston is sometimes referred to as the “Athens of America”. While a typical career path may pursue the direction of academic research, there are also many... More

BUSM Faculty Member Honored as 2014 Community Clinician of the Year by Suffolk District Medical Society

April 7th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Dr. Judith Linden cited for her efforts for survivors of sexual assault BU School of Medicine Vice Chair for Education and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Judith A. Linden, MD, has been honored as the 2014 Community Clinician of the Year by the Suffolk District Medical Society, one of the district societies of the Massachusetts Medical... More

BUSM and BMC Investigating Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease

April 3rd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative seeks individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish background for study to speed efforts toward a cure Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) along with Boston Medical Center (BMC) will study individuals with genetic mutations associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as one of 32 clinical sites of the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), More

A New Breed of Cancer Researcher

March 31st, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston University’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology was highlighted in a March 28 story “A New Breed of Cancer Researcher” in the journal Science.  Learn more about the emerging area of cancer research and how interdisciplinary training at centers like BU’s are playing an important role by clicking here.

Annual Mark A. Moskowitz Memorial Lecture Series

March 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Please join the Section of General Internal Medicine in welcoming Dr. Russell S. Phillips, MD as the annual Mark. A. Moskowitz Visiting Professor. Dr. Phillips will present at General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, as well as the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Dr. Phillips is the Director of the Center for Primary Care, William Applebaum... More

“You are Amazing” BUSM Class of 2014 Match Day

March 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

    Amid the balloons and cameras snapping, the Class of 2014 received their National Residency Matching Program letters with family, friends, faculty and staff joining in the excitement. “You are amazing,” said Angela Jackson, MD, associate dean for student affairs to the class. “You have worked hard for this day, and we congratulate you.”  Also congratulating the... More

BUMC Students, Faculty, Staff Encouraged to Share Thoughts on International Student Experiences

March 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

All Medical Campus students, faculty and staff are encouraged to share their thoughts in an anonymous survey regarding the University’s engagement with its international student population. BU’s success in attracting students from diverse backgrounds and around the world has brought a renewed set of challenges and opportunities for self-evaluation and development of the university as a... More

March 25 BUMC Faculty & Staff Wellness Fair

March 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

In an effort to promote wellness, BU Human Resources is hosting a Wellness Fair on the Medical Campus for faculty and staff. In addition to cardiac screenings there are a wide range of wellness offerings. Highlights of the fair include: Private cardiac screening sessions (Registration required) 20 min fitness workshops and cooking demonstrations (Registration required) Chair massages, Skin analysis... More

Upward Movements at the School of Medicine

March 19th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Full professorships to six, two join faculty   Six School of Medicine faculty members, whose areas of expertise range from post-traumatic stress disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, and pediatric development to cardiovascular disease, traumatic brain injuries, and cardiothoracic surgery, have been promoted to the rank of full professor. “We are delighted to recognize the accomplishments of these exceptional senior... More