The School of Public Health is now challenging students to view their phones, and other ubiquitous technologies, as tools that can be used to address some of today’s most pressing public health problems.
KATE CAREY Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Director of Doctoral Studies in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences Kate Carey has been a member of the public health community at Brown since 2011, and is currently Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Director of Doctoral Studies in the Department of Behavioral and Social […]
DO YOU OR DOES SOMEONE YOU KNOW . . . . . . drink more than intended? . . . spend a lot of time drinking or recovering from hangovers? . . . try to cut down or stop drinking but fail? These were the questions that appeared at the beginning of the HBO documentary […]
The past several decades have been characterized by anevolution of the public health problems facing society. Global obesity rates have doubled since the 1980s, with the United States experiencing the greatest gains in the developed world. Although total cancer deaths in the US have decreased since the 1990s, cancers of the skin, liver, and kidney […]
America has undergone a transition in political power over the past year, one that has introduced uncertainty into the role the federal government will play at home and abroad.
JOSEPH W. HOGAN Carole and Lawrence Sirovich Professor of Public Health Hogan has been a member of the Brown faculty since 1995, rising through the ranks to become Professor of Biostatistics in 2008. His research focuses on statistical methods for handling missing data, causal inference, and sensitivity analysis; his applied focus is on HIV/AIDS and […]
Diverse perspectives foster unique solutions to some of the tough challenges we face today. As such, it is critical that we celebrate and promote diversity whenever possible. Unfortunately however, as individuals in the public health field, we also acknowledge that there exist great health disparities between diverse groups based on socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and […]
This year marked the development of Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University. The plan, a collaborative effort by administrators, faculty, and students across campus, identified strategies and actions to make Brown a more diverse and inclusive community. For Brown University President Christina Paxson, this report represented a big step in […]
ELIZABETH KINNARD, ScM BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES ’15 Elizabeth Kinnard is entering her second year as Program Associate for the Substance Use Disorders team at Community Catalyst, a health policy nonprofit organization in Boston, MA. She conducts research and produces resources on programs that divert people with behavioral health needs away from arrest/incarceration and instead […]
Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior As a member of the Brown University community for over 9 years, you have been Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the School of Public Health, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School, and […]