Meeting Demand: Key Strategies for Effective Distribution of Naloxone in Rhode Island
A new study from epidemiologists at Brown examines the efficiency of different naloxone distribution methods to reduce health inequities and save lives.
STAT: Bringing State Leaders Together
Brown serves as hub for state officers battling an ever-changing coronavirus.
Meeting the Moment
In tackling monkeypox head on, Brown faculty members bypass the ivory tower in favor of the streets.
The Human Side
Megan Hall MPH’15 is a storyteller who specializes in translating complex ideas into language everyone can understand. We talked to her recently about podcasting, and why the medium is such a powerful tool for social change.
Growth in Master’s scholarships reflects the School of Public Health’s commitment to changing the face of public health and data science.
In Memoriam: Marvin Ronning
The Brown University School of Public Health mourns the loss of Marvin Gene Ronning, deputy director of the Rhode Island Free Clinic, an unstinting champion for vulnerable families across the state.
Drug Interactions, Adverse Events, and Alert Fatigue
New research supported by the National Institute on Aging will study the effects of multiple medications on older adults with the aim of reducing harms and improving efficiency.
Learn by Doing: Food Justice Pioneer
No obstacle is a match for MPH student Kerri Connolly. As deputy director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute, she works tirelessly to improve food access for families. As a Brown MPH student, she works to acquire the skills she’ll need to achieve her food-system busting goals.
Fond Farewell: Patrick Vivier departs Brown for Tufts University
After more than 25 years of service to Brown University, Patrick Vivier MD, Ph.D. has brought his talents to Tufts where he is professor of public health and community medicine in the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Course Highlight: Online MPH
“The online program allows professional students, who can’t necessarily move to Providence, to join the online MPH from different parts of the world,” said Jennifer Nazareno Ph.D. interim associate dean for academic affairs and innovation, Brown University School of Professional Studies. “It’s wonderful to have healthcare professionals like nurses, physicians, CNAs, dieticians, and community healthcare […]
Could MDMA-assisted Therapy Successfully Treat Veterans with PTSD?
Faculty members at the School of Public Health will use a Brown Research Seed Award to evaluate MDMA’s potential as treatment for veterans with co-occurring PTSD and alcohol use disorder.
An Eye toward the Future:
Meet Interim Dean Ronald Aubert
When Dean Ashish Jha left Brown for a temporary assignment as the White House coronavirus response coordinator in March of 2022, Ronald Aubert Ph.D. was appointed interim dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.
Medicare’s Goldilocks Problem
Andrew Ryan discusses the efficacy of a Medicare bundled payments program.
Pandemic-Proofing the Future
The Pandemic Center celebrated its official opening on Wednesday, October 12 at the Brown University School of Public Health.
New Gift, New Leadership, New Vision
The Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute has a new vision, new faculty, and new leadership. And thanks to the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, it also has a new gift of $3 million to support its work. This gift comes as newly appointed director Michael Silverstein MD has drawn up an ambitious ten-year plan, Vision 2032.
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