In the age of targeted ads, wearable technology, and social media, data gathering is often at odds with the right to protect one’s privacy. But what if this data could predict the next pandemic?
Houston is facing a serious HIV crisis, according to a recent report from the CDC. The fourth most populous city in the U.S. ranks ninth in the nation for rates of new HIV diagnoses. Compared to the rest of the United States, Houston also has lower rates of people remaining in HIV care and achieving […]
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental engineer Richard Corsi began exploring cheap and easy ways to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus. His concept of a DIY air cleaner was taken up by Jim Rosenthal, CEO of filter manufacturer Tex-Air. Rosenthal found that the boxes were surprisingly effective at filtering COVID-19 aerosol […]
A new study from epidemiologists at Brown examines the efficiency of different naloxone distribution methods to reduce health inequities and save lives.
A pioneering study by researchers from the Brown University School of Public Health and Harmony Labs examines firearm-related information on YouTube
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.
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.
Andrew Ryan discusses the efficacy of a Medicare bundled payments program.
The Pandemic Center celebrated its official opening on Wednesday, October 12 at the Brown University School of Public Health.
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.