Outreach and Events
“How to Secure DoD Funding” Webinar
Tuesday, October 5th, 2021; 12:00pm-1:00pm
The Center for Military Health at Boston University will be hosting another online seminar on “How to Secure DoD Funding” this Fall. The webinar will be led by consultants from Lewis-Burke Associates. Following the presentation, Professor Darren Roblyer will share his experience in applying for DoD funding and the event will then end with a Q&A session. We would like to invite all BU faculty, staff, and students who are interested in military research to join us for this online event. Please register using the link below.
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Veteran’s Day Panel Discussion
Wednesday, November 11th, 2020; 12:00pm
Ready & Willing: Lessons and skills from service that prepared us for success in civilian & non-military professional life
Together with BMC Human Resources we held a virtual gathering to salute fellow BUMC/BMCHS veterans on their service and honored their contributions to our community. The virtual event featured a panel and roundtable discussion led by veteran colleagues!
3-Year “Health Professions Scholarship Program” Virtual Info Session
Monday, October 26th, 2020; 5:00pm
The Center for Military Health at Boston University invited first-year medical students to learn more about the 3-year Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). In this virtual info session, students heard from a former HPSP recipient, Dr. Glenn Markenson, who is a current BUSM professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition, students had a chance to ask local recruiters questions regarding HPSP. The info session was held on Monday, October 26th at 5pm.
“How to Secure DoD Funding” Webinar
Thursday, September 17th, 2020; 12:30pm-1:30pm
The Center for Military Health at Boston University hosted an online seminar on “How to Secure DoD Funding” this Fall. The webinar was led by consultants from Lewis-Burke Associates. Following the presentation, Prof. Michael Hasselmo shared his experience in applying for DoD funding and the event then ended with a Q&A session. We invited all BU faculty, staff, and students who are interested in military research to join us for this online event.
A Call to Arms: Advancing Women’s Health Research in the Military Symposium
Thursday, September 13th, 2018; 10am-3pm
Join the Military Center for a symposium focused on the health of active-duty women and female veterans. Sessions will discuss some of the more recognized sequelae of war such as PTSD and brain injury, as well as lesser-known after-effects such as cancer and perinatal health and their impacts on women who serve with key-note speaker Capt. Kathryn M. Beasley, USN (Ret). Learn more.
Summer Youth Engagement
For many high school students, summer is a time to explore interests that may aid in decisions about college majors and career paths. This summer, the Center has engaged in a number of activities aimed at helping young people from across the city and beyond explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Read more.
Hiring Our Heroes
Monday, May 22
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation aimed at supporting Veterans, service members transitioning to civilian life, and their spouses in their search for meaningful employment. Recently, the program hosted a community roundtable at the downtown offices of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The event highlighted Boston’s history of military community and family support and showcased many leading industries that have demonstrated a commitment to hiring Veterans and military members. Representatives from the city’s academic community were invited to discuss trends in Veteran and military employment and career support.
Anna Hohler, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Boston University Center for Military and Post Deployment Health, served as a panelist for a discussion titled “Charles River Chat: Addressing Health & Wellness Issues and Employment Impacts.” Read more.
Museum of Science Brain Health Fair
Friday – Saturday, March 17-18
Museum of Science, Boston
As part of an ongoing collaboration with the Museum of Science, we participated in the Museum’s annual Brain Health Fair on March 17-18. This event brings together researchers and clinicians from many local institutions to present activities to Museum visitors on an area of brain health. This year’s focus was “Technology and the Brain.” Read more.
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