A new course launched this summer by John Auerbach, director of Northeastern’s Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, looks at the history of food in the U.S. and the policies that regulate its purchase, distribution, and consumption.
A Northeastern report presents a comprehensive analysis of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, an alternative approach to supporting public healthcare activities that could serve as a national model.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said on Wednesday that many of his public health initiatives have required taking political risks in order to improve residents’ lives.
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and chair of the committee charged last year with exploring this issue, discusses the new policy, which goes into effect next month.
The campuswide smoke-free policy will begin this fall, following the recommendation of a committee comprising students, faculty, and staff.
A leading advocacy group in Massachusetts will begin naming an annual leadership award in honor of John Auerbach, director of the university’s Institute on Urban Health Research.
John Auerbach, a nationally known expert in public healthcare and civic leadership, brings more than 30 years of experience to the university.