Category Archives: News

Exploring Refugee Health in Germany

March 22

Hear Alexander Kraemer speak about refugee health on April 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. at McNamara Alumni Center. Following his talk, Kraemer will be joined by two local refugee health workers for a question and answer session, moderated by Dean John Finnegan. Register here. This event will also be live-streamed…

Remembering Bob Kane

March 21

Professor Bob Kane, one of the world’s leading researchers on aging, passed away on March 6, 2017.  Kane was director for the Center on Aging and the Evidence-Based Practice Center in the Division of Health Policy of Management.  He tirelessly confronted the challenges of aging and long-term care and urged us…

Jake Maxon on the steps of the White House.

Taking Policies to the White House

March 13

Public Health Administration and Policy MPH student Jake Maxon served as an intern at the White House to work on HIV/AIDS policy.

Detecting Infectious Diseases

March 13

Infectious disease epidemiologist and SPH Regents Professor Michael Osterholm answers questions about infectious disease outbreaks and shares tips from his latest book, “Deadliest Enemy” about what we can do to prepare.

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Finding the Source: How Reproductive Age Women Get Opioids

March 10

Building on previous findings that babies born with opioid withdrawal is increasing at a staggering rate, a new study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that nearly 1.5 million reproductive age women are taking opioids for non-medical reasons.