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BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017
Yadama & Fellow Lancet Commissioners Release Groundbreaking Global Analysis on Pollution

The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, of which BCSSW Dean Gautam N. Yadama is a commissioner, has released a report analyzing the scope of the health and economic costs of air, water, soil, and occupational pollution in the world today. The report represents the first global analysis of the impacts from all forms of pollution measured together, while exploring the enormous economic costs (estimates suggest as much as $4.6 trillion) and the social injustices of pollution.  

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BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017
BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017

Meet the School of Social Work’s three new faculty members: Salem Professor in Global Practice Theresa Betancourtand assistant professors Vincent Fusaro and Praveen Kumar. Betancourt’s research delves into issues of global mental health, Kumar focuses on environmental inequities and poverty, and Fusaro examines poverty policy in the United States.

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BCSSW Partners with Governor Baker
Yadama and Walsh Visit with Governor Baker to Address Opioid Addiction

BCSSW Dean Gautam Yadama and Associate Dean Tom Walsh met with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, as the Baker administration announced a first-in-the-nation set of educational core principles for social workers designed to address opioid addiction and treatment.

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