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SPH This Week

November 29, 2020
Message from the Dean
SPH45: Infectious Diseases
Queer Teens Say ‘Physical Sex Is Over for Now’
Amid COVID dangers and lockdowns, sexual minority teen boys are hooking up far less and watching more porn, sexting and using men-seeking-men apps about the same as before the pandemic, and experiencing more mental health challenges.
School News
Professor Receives Arthritis Foundation Award
David Felson, professor of epidemiology, is now a two-time recipient of the Lee C. Howley, Sr. Prize for Arthritis Science Service, which recognizes his vast contributions to osteoarthritis research.
Public Health Post
COVID-19 Vaccination Lineup
Public support for ranked vaccine allocation will help ensure that funds and distribution efforts target high-risk groups.
The Social Consequences of Nonconsensual Pornography
Sexually explicit images of someone shared without their consent can lead to social anxiety and isolation, and harm their relationships with partners, friends, and family.
Public Health Post
COVID-19, Fraud, and Our Health
Fraud is one of the byproducts of the uncertainty and fear sown by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recession.
Creating Maximum Value: Lean Management in Healthcare
Learn how to plan and successfully implement lean management–driven processes in healthcare organizations during this Winter Institute program.
In the Media
Fox News
Immigrants Made America Great—Time to End Four Years of Demonizing and Denouncing Them — opinion by alum Ali Noorani.
Answering Your Questions about a Coronavirus Vaccine — interview with Christopher Gill, associate professor of global health.
Boston Globe
‘The End Is in Sight’: Experts Express Optimism about COVID-19 Pandemic Coming to a Close — quotes Helen Jenkins, assistant professor of biostatistics.
New York Times
Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, But Are They Causing the Surge? — quotes Eleanor Murray, assistant professor of epidemiology.
Boston Herald
Boston Coronavirus Metrics Continue Climb as Experts Say Restaurants Likely First Restriction Target — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
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Looking Ahead
Racial Justice Talking Circle
Monday, November 30, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Online.
Student Senate General Body Meeting
Monday, November 30, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Online.
Alumni & Faculty Conversations: Infectious Diseases
Wednesday, December 2, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Online.
Teaching and Learning at SPH
Thursday, December 3, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Online.
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