New Initiative towards a new ARC, Eliminating Health Disparities: Society & Biomedicine

  According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced social or economic obstacles to health based on their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic-status, or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. Understanding and eliminating health disparities demands research on the causes of these […]

New Data Science Initiative: Tapping into the Pipeline of Data Science

Under the direction of Azer Bestavros, Ph.D., newly appointed Associate Provost of Computing and Data Science and in strong collaboration with Eric Kolacyzk, Ph.D., newly appointed director of Hariri Institute for Computing and Founding Director, MS in Statistical Practice (MSSP) Program, there is now strong proactive assessment and development of BU’s data science approach that […]

Environmental Toxicants Initiative

It is with enthusiasm that we are exploring the potential for a university-wide program in Environmental Toxicants. The format of today’s talks will be 5 -7 -minute presentations by the leadership team of this initiative, each in their area of expertise, with a vision for how to fit within the context of the larger Initiative […]