News

Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults

Vish Viswanath, Professor of Health Communication in SBS, recently co-authored a report for the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council titled “Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults.”

The report provides guidance in creating policies and programs to improve young adults’ health, safety, and well-being.

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SBS Welcomes New Faculty Member

AndyTanAndy Tan was recently appointed to Assistant Professor of Social and Behavior Sciences. Andy holds joint appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community-Based Research, Division of Population Sciences, and Department of Medical Oncology. His research is focused on using health communication interventions and measures to decrease suffering and death from cancer across the spectrum from risk, prevention, surveillance, treatment and survivorship.

Ichiro Kawachi named the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology

ikawachiCongratulations to SBS Chair, Ichiro Kawachi who was recently named the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology.  Dr. Kawachi’s research is focused on the social and economic determinants of population health and health disparities.  He is the co-author of the textbook Social Epidemiology(with Lisa Berkman) and will be celebrating the launch of the second edition of their book on Friday, September 12.  Please join them from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in Kresge G2.