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On August 6, 2019: Saraciea Fennell referenced Sandro Galea’s recent publication Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health in her HYPEBAE piece, “8 Mental Health & Wellness Books to Add to Your Bookshelves.”

August 5, 2019: Steven Johnson referenced Dean Galea in his Chronicle piece, “‘We Lost the Whole Field’: Scientists Work to Revive Gun Research After a 20-Year Chill.”

August 1, 2019: The Nation’s Health featured “Well” in its Summer Reads section.

July 28, 2019: Mohammad Azeem Zmarial referenced Sandro Galea in his Khaama Press piece, “Why is it important to have Healthcare on the Afghan Electoral Agenda of 2019?

July 20, 2019: Lipi Roy referenced Sandro Galea in her Forbes piece, “VR in the OR?: HealthFront 2019 Merges Media, Health, Tech & Other Influencers.” 

July 15, 2019: Joel Brown published in BU Today, “School of Public Health Will Crunch the Data on Well-Being” about the new partnership with BU SPH and ShareCare. The story was also picked up by PR Newswire,  American Journal of Managed Care, and Health IT Analytics.

July 4, 2019: John Ross quoted Sandro Galea in his Times Higher Education Piece, “What is the point of a strategic plan?”

June 21, 2019: Sarah Mupo mentioned Sandro Galea and Well, in her STAT News piece, “The 23 best health and science books to read this summer.”

June 19, 2019: Scott Helman quoted Sandro Galea in his Boston Globe Magazine piece, “This boy came to Boston for healing. You won’t believe his life now.”

June 7, 2019: cited research by Sandro Galea.

June 4, 2019: NPR reviewed Sandro Galea’s recent publication Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health.

May 19, 2019: Psychology Today published Sandro Galea’s piece, “A Wish for the Class of 2019.”

May 17, 2019: KERA’s “Think” program (Dallas/Fort Worth area) interviewed Sandro Galea.

May 15, 2019: The Washington BookReview reviewed Sandro Galea’s recent publication Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health.

May 14, 2019: Harvard’s Off the Shelf mentioned Sandro Galea’s recent publication Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health.

May 3, 2019: BU Today ran Sandro Galea’s interview with John O’Rourke. 

May 3, 2019: Sandro Galea participated in a Reddit AMA.

May 3, 2019: Julie Rose interviewed Sandro Galea for Top of Mind BYU

May 2, 2019: Sandro Galea’s In the Moment podcast interview with Steve Scher was released.

May 1, 2019: Sandro Galea spoke with BBC World News.

May 1, 2019: Barbara Kiser reviewed Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health in Nature.

May 1, 2019: Brookline Patch ran “Brookline Health Department Recognizes BU Dean Of Public Health”.

May 1, 2019: Thrive Global ran an excerpt from Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health

April 30, 2019: Sandro Galea spoke with Olga Khazan at the Atlantic PULSE Health Care Summit.

April 30, 2019: All Things Considered ran Sandro Galea’s interview with Lisa Mullins.

April 26, 2019: Jon Talton quoted from Sandro Galea’s Harvard Business Review writing, in his piece, “Though Medicare for All makes economic sense, politics are another matter”.

April 17, 2019: Nsikan Akpan quoted Sandro Galea in his PBS NewsHour piece, “Coverage of mass killings is bad for mental health — yet makes people seek more”.

April 8, 2019: Stephanie O’Neill quoted Sandro Galea in her Kaiser Health News article, “Mourning Paradise: Collective Trauma In A Town Destroyed”. The piece was also ran by NBC News, California Healthline, and California Patch.

April 4, 2019: Stephanie O’Neill quoted Sandro Galea in her story, “Collective trauma”.

April 5, 2019: NIH Record featured Sandro Galea’s presentation about health as a human right.

April 4, 2019: Stephanie O’Neill quoted Sandro Galea in her piece, “Collective Trauma: Camp Fire survivors deal with lasting psychological damage”.

April 1, 2019: All Things Considered, with host Barbara Howard ran its interview with Sandro Galea on US life expectancy declines

March 26, 2019: Emily Pond cited Sandro Galea’s research in her Medical Bag article, “Storm Preparedness Must Consider Climate Change Effect on Tropical Activity”.

March 25, 2019: Rachel Ruiz quoted Sandro Galea in her Mashable piece, “Suicide Deaths of Mass Shooting Survivors Raise Questions Experts Can’t Yet Answer”.

March 14, 2019: Ellie Bothwell quoted Sandro Galea in her Times Higher Education piece, “Academic freedom: why do protections not apply to university leaders?

March 12, 2019: Rich Barlow quoted Sandro Galea in his piece, “BU Advances in US News Best Graduate School Rankings”.

February 20, 2019: Julia Szabo quoted Sandro Galea in her The Student Life article, “Scripps Professor Vanessa Tyson gives a new framework for understanding sexual assault.

February 14, 2019: Kavitha George cited research by Sandro Galea in her Bustle piece, “Mass Shootings Can Impact Young Survivors’ Mental Health Far Beyond Their Childhood.”  

February 7, 2019: Michael Joyner and Nigel Paneth mentioned Sandro Galea in their February 7 STAT News piece, “Precision medicine’s rosy predictions haven’t come true. We need fewer promises and more debate”.

February 6, 2019: Susan Scutti quoted Sandro Galea in her CNN piece, “Global rates of suicide death have fallen by a third since 1990, study finds”.

December 28, 2018: Felice Freyer quoted Sandro Galea in her Boston Globe piece, “As life expectancy falls across US, Mass. bucks trend.” 

December 21, 2018: Ellen McGirt referenced Sandro Galea’s Fortune columns in her raceAhead roundup.

December 10, 2018: Ciara Regan quoted Sandro Galea in her GW Hatchet piece, ”Public heath school introduces new master’s core curriculum”.

November 20, 2018: Jamie Ducharme quoted Sandro Galea in her TIME piece, “Doctors Slam NRA's Directive to 'Stay in Their Lane' After Chicago Hospital Shooting.” 

November 18, 2018: Carrie Seidman quoted Sandro Galea in her Sarasota Herald-Tribune piece, “Creating a healthy community takes a level playing field.” 

November 9, 2018” Dave Mosher quoted Sandro Galea in his Pulse article, “How likely is gun violence to kill the average American? The odds may surprise you.” 

November 6, 2018: Sharon Begley quoted Sandro Galea in her STAT News piece, “Life span has little to do with genes, analysis of large ancestry database shows.” 

October 25, 2018: Amelia Murray-Cooper quoted Sandro Galea in her story for the Daily Free Press, “SPH, School of Social Work join forces to talk gun violence prevention”.

October 18, 2018: Gigi Wargin quoted Sandro Galea about the Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis symposium in The Daily Free Press piece, “Center for the Humanities tackles opioid epidemic in interdisciplinary forum”.

 October 18, 2018: Kaiser Health News featured Sandro Galea’s piece, “A ‘Yes’ on Question 3 is a Vote for Public Health.” in their Morning Briefing.

October 15, 2018: Joel Brown quoted Sandro Galea in BU Today piece, “Changing the Narrative on Opioids”.

October 4, 2018: Dhruv Khullar and Dave Chokshi cited Sandro Galea and Jacob Bor in their Health Affairs piece, “Health, Income, & Poverty: Where We Are & What Could Help”.

September 17, 2018: Hannah Edelman quoted Sandro Galea in her Daily Free Press article, “Panel at School of Public Health addresses the fight for transgender rights on the ballot”.

September 6, 2018: Fortune launched Sandro Galea's new biweekly column, titled “Health, Not Health Care”.

September 6, 2018: Sy Mukherjee announced Sandro Galea's biweekly Fortune column launch in Brainstorm Health roundup.

September 6, 2018: Erin Schumaker quoted Sandro Galea in her Huffington Post article, “Gun Owners More Likely To Vote Than Non-Gun Owners”.

September 4, 2018: Austin Frakt and Aaron Carroll quoted Sandro Galea in their New York Times article, “What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health”.

August 26, 2018: Sandro Galea and The Trace's Alex Yablon were written up by Marlene Lenthang for Daily

August 22, 2018: Alex Yablon quoted Sandro Galea in The Trace in his article “These Economists Think Guns, Not the Crack Epidemic, Drove the ’90s Murder Boom”. 

August 17, 2018 Erin Schumaker quoted Sandro Galea in a HuffPo piece, “Gun Deaths And Car Injuries Are On The Rise And No One Knows Why”.

August 10, 2018: Mic published an article by Creede Newton,  “A year after Charlottesville, money for injured residents is drying up – or never arrived”, quoting Sandro Galea.

July 19, 2018:  Jonathan Oosting quoted Sandro Galea in his Detroit News article, “El-Sayed channels Bernie Sanders in bid for far-left gubernatorial surprise”. 

July 9, 2018: Sandro Galea spoke with Canadian National News (CTV News Channel) about the Thai cave rescue.

July 4, 2018: Sandro Galea quoted in BBC News piece, Thailand cave rescue: What will the impact be on the boys' mental health?

July 3, 2018: BenefitsPRO carried a Kaiser Health News piece on conflict of interest that quoted Sandro Galea.

June 29, 2018: Sarah Jane Tribble quoted Sandro Galea in a Kaiser Health News piece, titled “Top Policy Expert’s Ties To Giant Drugmaker Often Go Unstated”, which also ran in The Washington Post, in the Bryan-College Station Eagle, and in MedCity News.

June 22, 2018: Sandro Galea's tweet selected as the eHealth tweet of the day in the POLITICO Morning eHealth daily report.

June 22, 2018: CNN Wire quoted Sandro Galea in WGNO piece, US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999, CDC says.

June 8, 2018: Christen Smith quoted Sandro Galea’s CNN remarks in piece, “CDC: Suicide rates rose 25 percent between 1999 and 2016.” 

June 8, 2018: Kyle Killian quoted Sandro Galea in Psychology Today piece, “Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and Suicide Awareness in the US.” 

June 7, 2018: Susan Scutti quoted Sandro Galea in CNN piece, “US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999, CDC says.” 

June 7, 2018: David Blumenthal and Shanoor Seervai referenced Sandro Galea in Harvard Business Review piece, “What Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Reveals About Health Care in Puerto Rico.” 

June 6, 2018: Sandro Galea was featured on the July American Journal of Public Health podcast.

May 25, 2018:  Edith Roberts mentioned Julia Raifman and Sandro Galea’s piece for The Hill in SCOTUSblog.

May 21, 2018: The Pulitzer Center published a write-up and video of the Boston University School of Public Health's Symposium, Changing the Climate: How Public Health, Cities, and the Media can Advance Climate Solutions, which referenced Sandro Galea and participants. 

May 17, 2018: Jim McKay quoted Sandro Galea in Emergency Management article, “School Safety Systems Are Only as Good as the Humans Behind Them.” 

May 12, 2018: Jennette Barnes quoted Sandro Galea in South Coast Today article, “We always worry about the safety of children: schools tighten security.” 

March 31, 2018: Case Confirmed podcast interviewed Sandro Galea for Episode One, now on iTunes.