Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.
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At the first Women Who Inspire panel, six distinguished female leaders in the medical industry shared their stories and advice with more than 75 Northeastern students, faculty, and staff, as […]
The Bouvé College of Health Sciences supports a collaborative approach to healthcare and research, as demonstrated at the 6th annual Interprofessional Research Symposium last week.
Professor Gary Young and his colleagues at Northeastern are the first in the nation to analyze hospitals’ community benefits practices, which are intimately linked with their tax-exempt status.
Professors and students in the School of Pharmacy provided blood-pressure screenings and health education to Boston-area residents as part of a larger national health initiative.
Nathaniel Bessa, a fourth-year student pursuing a combined degree in computer science and business, worked on co-op at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he developed a web application to incentivize physician performance.
In recent years, the notion that there is a single mechanism by which antibiotics wipe out bacteria has permeated the field of microbiology. Now, new research from professor Kim Lewis and his team questions that hypothesis.
In a randomized clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health, assistant professor Christina Lee will study the impact of motivational interviewing on alcohol problems in Boston’s Latino community.
Senate members on Wednesday engaged in a lively discussion, the latest in a university-wide effort to gather feedback about a potential smoke-free policy.
A major blizzard is bearing down on the Atlantic Coast. What better time, then, to brush up on proper shoveling technique? Lift heavy snow with your legs and keep the shovel close to your body, says Alycia Markowski, an associate clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.
Learning how to control a new pair of arms would be like learning how to drive a car, says Christopher Hasson, a sensorimotor control expert and a newly appointed assistant professor in the department of physical therapy.
Marie-Therese Connolly, a 1984 School of Law graduate who received a prestigious MacArthur Foundation grant in 2011, returned to campus this week as a Daynard Distinguished Visiting Fellow.
Dinesh John, an assistant professor of health sciences, will lead a study examining how standing desks can make office workers healthier.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
Katherine Tucker, professor of nutritional epidemiology in the department of Health Sciences and coauthor of a new textbook on nutrition and disease, says that following a healthy diet could prevent diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer.
Students can receive free flu vaccines offered by University Health and Counseling Services, located in the Forsyth Building, on a walk-in basis. Times are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 […]
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Assistant professor Richard Wamai is part of a global consortium of researchers leading a study spanning five African nations to determine how governments and agencies worldwide can optimize the resources at their disposal.
Two Northeastern alumni are the force behind the November Project, an intense workout that gets hundreds of Bostonians out of bed and into shape.
Helen Suh, a newly appointed associate professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, studies the movement of airborne pollutants and the health problems they create.
Energy drinks should not be consumed in lieu of getting a proper night’s sleep, according to Adam Woolley, assistant clinical professor of pharmacy practice.
Leo Beletsky, a drug policy expert and assistant professor of law and health sciences, says opioid overdose now kills more people than both AIDS and homicides.
The Northeastern team of sixth-year students — Matt Lord, Libbi Rice and Adam MasLasco — bested 90 other student groups nationwide in a clinical pharmacy challenge that tested their knowledge and ability to solve complex patient cases.
Northeastern’s new doctoral program in personal health informatics — the first of its kind in the nation — will prepare students for researching and developing new technologies that can have a global impact on healthcare.
Over the weekend, generations of Northeastern alumni, faculty, staff, university leaders, and current students, came together to commemorate the school’s proud history and look forward to its bright future.
John Auerbach, a nationally known expert in public healthcare and civic leadership, brings more than 30 years of experience to the university.
Phi Delta Chi, Northeastern’s fraternity of pharmacy students, will host the annual Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Fair and Free Flu Clinic on Wednesday.
Over a six-month span, fifth-year student Bryan Muñoz completed physical therapy co-ops in both the United States and Ecuador.
Phil Brown’s interdisciplinary research combines social science and environmental health.
Chris Bosso, associate dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, explains the significance of a new journal article questioning the safety of herbicide-resistant corn.
The conference, hosted by Northeastern University, drew global leaders and more than 1,200 college students from around the world.
Northeastern students and alumni cycled across the United States with Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that supports affordable-housing causes.
The conference, which will feature 40 world-renowned speakers and approximately 1,000 college students, aims to empower and engage a new generation of global leaders.
Suzanne Greenberg, who in 1971 established Northeastern’s physician assistant program, was honored this summer with its Outstanding Service Award.
Deb Franko, a professor in the department of counseling and applied educational psychology, explains why some teenagers eat less fruit and vegetables than others.
Mobile-phone users who send dozens — or even hundreds — of text messages per day may have begun to notice pain, tingling or numbness in their thumbs from excessive button […]