New Approach Urged in Dealing with Opioid Epidemic

March 18th, 2016 in Featured.

At SPH event, local police chiefs say care, not jail, needed Last summer, Arlington, Mass., chief of police Frederick Ryan was briefed on a plan to arrest a major heroin supplier. “I asked some very simple questions,” he recalled. “Do we know the identities of those buying their heroin from this dealer? The answer was yes. “The... More

BU-CTSI Translational Research Symposium, March 28

March 16th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) Fifth Annual Translational Research Symposium In Memory of David C. Seldin, MD, PhD (1957-2015) Monday, March 28 Charles River Campus , 775 Commonwealth Ave., George Sherman Union, Metcalf Hall Keynote Speakers Jeffrey W. Kelly, PhD Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Chemistry Chairman, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine The Scripps Research Institute Robert A. Stern, PhD Professor of... More

The Politics of Access: The Impact of U.S. Government Policies on Pharmaceutical Markets and Public Health

March 16th, 2016 in Featured.

Join Boston University School of Public Health students, colleagues, alumni, and affiliates for the BUSPH Pharmaceuticals Program's 5th Annual Symposium, The Politics of Access: The Impact of U.S. Government Policies on Pharmaceutical Markets and Public Health The event will include a panel of professionals from across the board who are making an impact in the field of pharmaceutical... More

March 23 Cathy Shine Lecture 2016

March 16th, 2016 in Featured.

Barely Covered: Underinsurance and Its Impact on Access to Care Emily Friedman Independent Health Policy and Ethics Analyst March 23, 2016 Noon-1 p.m. BUSM Instructional Building Hiebert Lounge Live-Streaming Available During Event Emily Friedman is an independent writer, lecturer, photographer, and health policy and ethics analyst based in Chicago. She is contributing editor of Hospitals & Health Networks and contributing writer for the... More

March 24 Grant Preparation Workshop

March 16th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured, Research.

Grant Preparation Workshop – Part 1: Administrative Presentation Medical Campus Investigators, graduate students and faculty members are invited to a grant preparation workshop on Thursday, March 24 to learn more about the process of submitting individual research grants (R01) to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Presentations will be given by staff from the Office of... More

Submit Works for BUMC Art Days

March 3rd, 2016 in Featured.

ART DAYS 2016 Monday-Tuesday, April 4-5 Hiebert Lounge All students, faculty and staff from all BUMC schools are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 26th annual Boston University Medical Campus gallery for the arts, sponsored by the Provost's office. "Art Days" was begun by then BUSM Dean and later BUMC Provost Chobanian to... More

3/22 BUMC Provost Research Seminar: Zika Virus

February 25th, 2016 in Featured.

Tuesday, March 22, 3-5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge Open to faculty, students and staff Welcome Karen H. Antman, MD BUSM Dean and BUMC Provost Ronald B. Corley, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, BUSM Director, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Basic Virology Rachel Fearns, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology, BUSM “Zika Virus Biology: Genetic and Phenotypic Differences Between Old World and New World Zika Virus Strains” What... More

March 7 Team Science Workshop

February 25th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

“Ways to and Opportunities for Team Science at BU" Junior Faculty are particularly invited to attend this luncheon meeting Monday, March 7 Noon-1 p.m. Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room, Room 108 Presenters: Drs. Katya Ravid, Francesca Seta, and David Center Hosts: Clinical & Translational Science Institute (BU-CTSI) and Evans Center in collaboration with the office of Faculty Development RSVP by Tuesday, March 1 to Robin MacDonald,  

Feb. 22 International Humanitarian Missions—The Israeli Experience: Lessons Learned and Taught

February 17th, 2016 in Featured.

Medical Campus students, faculty and staff are invited to a lunchtime lecture given by Colonel Doctor Tarif Bader, the Deputy Surgeon General of the Israel Defense Forces, who will speak about his experience leading the IDF’s mission to Nepal and Haiti, as well as his oversight in treating Syrian refugees. This presentation is part of... More

Hundreds Gather for BUSPH 40th Anniversary Celebration

February 16th, 2016 in Featured.

More than 400 faculty, alumni, students, and staff of the School of Public Health gathered February 4 at the Algonquin Club in Boston to celebrate the School’s 40th anniversary. BU Provost Jean Morrison applauded the SPH community for its rich history of research and education, saying the School’s “success and lasting contributions have changed our approach to... More