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SPH This Week

July 26, 2020
Message from the Dean
Staff Handbook and Task Force on Private Sector Engagement
Message from the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Mandatory D&I Learning Modules
Why Withdrawing the United States from the WHO ‘Is a Terrible Decision’
Davidson Hamer explains why Trump’s move to exit the World Health Organization could be disastrous.
Medical Ethics at the Border
The medical profession should (and can) do more to support and protect physicians who work with migrants in and around detention facilities, where inhuman government policy conflicts with medical ethics and human rights principles.
Youth Mental Health Access during COVID-19
Patricia Elliott leads a long-running evaluation of MHAP for Kids, which diverts youth from the juvenile justice system to mental health services. This spring, the American Bar Association highlighted the model for best practice locally and nationally.
Public Health Post
Profile: Andy Vargas
Massachusetts State Representative Andy Vargas shares how he sees public health everywhere—from gun violence to racial equity—while listening to his constituents.
Reimagining a New Normal
MPH candidates Hiba Abousleiman, Gray Babbs, and Mark Hernandez on addressing racial inequities in wealth, housing, and education during COVID-19 and beyond.
In the Media
Racial Discrimination May Harm Black People’s Cognitive Health, Study Finds — quotes Lynn Rosenberg, professor of epidemiology.
How to Understand COVID-19 Numbers — quotes Matthew Fox, professor of epidemiology and global health.
The Best Masks for Every Situation, According to Health Experts — quotes Eleanor Murray, assistant professor of epidemiology.
New York Times
What Is It That Keeps Most Little Kids From Getting COVID-19? — quotes Helen Jenkins, assistant professor of biostatistics.
Donald Trump Wrong to Say US Has “One of the Lowest Mortality Rates in the World” From COVID-19 — quotes Brooke Nichols, assistant professor of global health.
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Think. Teach. Do.
For the Health of All
Looking Ahead
COVID-19: Community Conversations
Tuesday, July 28, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Online.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, July 28, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, Online.
Open Office Hours with Dean Andrade
Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Online.
Virtual Open Office with Dean McClean
Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Online.
LfA Teaching Series: Classroom Technology
Wednesday, July 29, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Online.
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