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Youth with unmet mental, behavioral, and emotional health needs disproportionally end up in the juvenile justice system either in the custody of the Department of Children and Families or incarcerated…
For years, the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) has fostered collaborations with local communities to better understand and address health needs, challenges, and opportunities for innovative solutions. As…
Through data provided by OptumLabs, BUSPH researchers found that days of extreme heat were associated with a higher risk of emergency department visits for any cause, heat-related illness, renal disease,…
What COVID-19 policies actually work? A collaboration between BUSPH and Google researched which government policies work best in preventing the spread of the disease.
Through a partnership with Starbucks and SPH idea hub, students tracked COVID policies affecting retail businesses and restaurants to reference as they facilitate store re-openings and implement safety protocols.
The US HUD mandated all public housing units be smoke-free by 2018. BUSPH worked to create a toolkit for 2,700 public housing units to adapt to smoke-free regulations.
Women are waiting longer to have children, however research into factors associated with modern fertility has been scarce. BUSPH investigates oral contraceptive use and biomarkers to help predict fertility.
Annual expenses for young people with diabetes is over $1.8 billion. Dr. Wang uses mobile health interventions that enhance parent and child diabetes self-management to reduce this cost burden.