Spring 2023 COVID-19 Transitions

To: Boston University Community From: Judy T. Platt, MD, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services Date: April 4, 2023 RE: Spring 2023 COVID-19 Transitions Dear Members of our Boston University Community,   With the spring semester moving along quickly, I write to share information about our COVID-19 related policies that will begin […]

January Public Health Reminders

Please find a message regarding Spring 2023 public health reminders from Chief Health Officer Judy Platt, MD, below. Dear Members of our Boston University Community, Welcome back to campus as we head into the spring semester! Please read below for important public health reminders about:  Masking requirements and recommendations COVID-19, including US travel requirements and […]

Maintaining a Healthy Campus

To: BUMC Faculty, Staff and Students From: Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and Dean, Chobanian & Avedisian SOM Date: Jan. 1, 2023 RE: Maintaining a Healthy Campus Happy New Year! As we return to campus, Boston continues to have high levels of COVID-19, influenza and RSV. Masks: Massachusetts continues to require masks in all health-care locations. We also […]

Symptomatic Testing For COVID on BUMC & CRC

General Information covering all COVID-19 questions regarding testing and policies on campus can be found on the COVID-19 Information Webpage here. Testing Testing is recommended for any faculty, staff or student exhibiting symptoms through either Student Health Service (students) or BU Occupational Health (Faculty or Staff). There are two options for testing for students on […]

Summer Plans for Repopulating Campus

Earlier this month, President Brown shared the University’s plans for a gradual return to campus over the summer and a “near normal Fall Semester”. Do you have questions about what that will look like? Learn all the details from the full statement here.

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GMS Scientists Discover COVID-19 Lung Inflammation Pathway

Scientists, including GMS faculty, at NEIDL and CReM have uncovered how COVID-19 triggers severe lung inflammation. Their research points to the body’s NFkB signaling pathway as the driver of this response. In discovering this, they are opening the door to therapeutic research that could reduce inflammation before it becomes deadly. In the words of Dr. […]

9/16/2020 Email From GMS Associate Provost (to Students)

To:  GMS Students From:  Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD, GMS Associate Provost and Associate Dean ad interim Date:  September 16, 2020 RE: Testing and Symptom Monitoring Compliance Dear GMS Students, We have entered the fall 2020 semester with the LfA hybrid education model and layers of requirements designed to keep us as safe as possible. The testing […]

GMS Associate Dean Welcomes Students Back to Campus

A Note from GMS Associate Dean Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa: It is now August with the waning days of an exceptionally odd summer upon us. I was fortunate to spend a few days off in northern Maine at the coast with my family in an area I’ve visited several times where I’m usually a little frustrated about […]