- Published on Friday, 10 May 2013 13:49
- Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 14:27
Following the film, we will be holding a panel featuring two veteran BMC physicians involved with HIV/AIDS patient care and research, along with an alumnus of ACT UP, the activist organization the film focuses on.
We hope to see you there!
You can watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&;v=haEPLCA_H2Y
Quick NY Times review: http://movies.nytimes.com/2012/09/21/movies/how-to-survive-a-plague-aids-documentary-by-david-france.html
Wednesday, April 24
Screening at 6:15 pm
Panel to follow at 8:00 pm
Dinner will be served
Dr. Sharon Levine, MD
Dr. Levine is the chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s geriatric medicine subspecialty board. As an internist and geriatrician, she has been involved in the care of many HIV/AIDS patients, young and old, throughout her career.
Dr. Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH
Dr. Cotton has been involved in AIDS research for nearly thirty years, participating in some of the earliest clinical trials for anti-retroviral drugs. She has chaired the FDA Antiviral Advisory Committee and served on the advisory council for the NIH Office of AIDS Research.
Mr. David Hamburger
Mr. Hamburger is an alumnus of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), which was one of the activist organizations most involved in pressuring the medical community and federal government to devote resources to AIDS research. He was present at many of the protests the film depicts.
- Published on Monday, 22 April 2013 01:55
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Boston University School of Medicine, Room R-103
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Harun Mehmedinovic, Bosnian born filmmaker, photographer, and founder of the "Bloodhoney Project," will tell his story of living in war-torn Sarajevo during the genocide in Bosnia in the early 1990's.
Dr. Michael Grodin, renowned medical ethicist, professor in the Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights Department and co-founder of the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, will discuss his experiences caring for refugees, asylum, and survivors of torture and their families.
Sponsored by: BUSPH Dept. of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, and the Health and Human Rights Caucus.
- Published on Monday, 22 April 2013 12:50
BUSM Instructional Building, Bakst Auditorium
"Can We See the Baby Bump, Please?"
Commissioned by the Sama Resource Group for Women and Health in New Delhi, the film explores current ethical challenges posed by commercial surrogacy in India.
Sarojini N., the director and co-founder of Sama, will discuss her organization's recent research on surrogacy practices, as well as strategies that would address such problems as medical malpractice and the exploitation of women hired to be gestational mothers. A women's health advocate and researcher for more than 18 years, Sarojini writes and speaks extensively on reproductive and medical technologies.
Sponsored by: Our Bodies Ourselves, BUSPH Dept. of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, and the Health and Human Rights Caucus.
April 25 Gun Control: The Legal, Behavioral and Medical Challenges of Effective Gun Control and Potential Solutions
- Published on Monday, 22 April 2013 01:47
BUSM Instructional Building, L-110
Leonard Glantz, JD (view profile)
Dept. of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, BUSPH
Michael Siegel, MD, MPH (view profile)
Department of Community Health Sciences, BUSPH
Douglas Hughes, MD (view profile)
Department of Psychiatry, Associate Dean, Office of Academic Affairs, BUSM.
The Medicine and Public Health Association invites you to attend Gun Control: The Legal, Behavioral, and Medical Challenges of Effective Gun Control and Potential Solutions. The symposium will feature legal, behavioral, and medical experts to address the challenges involved in the timely issue of gun control, and to discuss potential solutions to this vital health issue. It's sure to be extremely informative to both medical and public health students within the BU campus.
- IH773 Fundraiser: Cupcakes for a Cause-RESCHEDULED for 4/16
- IH773 Fundraiser: Coalition for Courage Fundraiser @ Lir on 4/13
- IH773 Fundraiser: GIVE CHANGE TO MAKE CHANGE
- Join BUSPH Preconception Peer Educators for a guest-speaker event on… "Improving Perinatal Outcomes through Preconception Health Promotion" - Thursday, 4/4, from 5-6pm in L110