Social scientists and scholars from around the world are convening at Northeastern this week for the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, a four-day conference focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use.
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A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
Forgo big meals and hydrate before you get thirsty, says Linda Malone, an assistant clinical professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.
Seven faculty research projects have been selected to receive grants through a new initiative that promotes innovative teaching approaches in the classroom and advances undergraduate learning at Northeastern.
The reasons Eastern Europeans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vaccine are complex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of societal factors, according to new research Northeastern associate clinical professor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.
Northeastern has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a comprehensive user’s guide for population-based health metrics, which can be applied to national payment reform and preventative care efforts.
Northeastern last week convened an interdisciplinary group of national experts to discuss cutting-edge research and methodological breakthroughs in healthcare organization and management science.
A group of Northeastern students have formed a chapter of END7, a global network that aims to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and help eradicate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.
Graduate students in the physician assistant studies master’s program recently embarked on a volunteering effort to Guatemala to deliver free medical care to families in need.
A daylong symposium Friday showcased faculty and students’ research and honored the annual event’s founder, professor Richard Deth, who is retiring after 38 years at Northeastern.
Lucy West, BHS’15, PharmD’16, was recently elected National President-elect of American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists. It’s the latest example of her leadership and involvement in a range of impressive campus and professional activities.
Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”