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Learn By Doing

Global health issues are at the forefront of public health discourse. Today, despite the many advances in global health medicine, policy, and intervention, countries around the world are suffering from numerous health problems. The HIV/AIDS epidemic, the health impact of global warming, the threat of global pandemic disease, women’s health, obesity, and malnutrition are just […]

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Student Profile: Ashley Lowery

Ashley Lowery always had a passion for health, but didn’t always know that public health was the right choice for her. As an undergraduate student at Jackson State University she studied psychology and was drawn to drug and alcohol abuse related issues. An internship at Washington University in  St. Louis combining psychiatry with public health […]

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Alumni News, Spring 2016

SARAH DAVEY, MPH ’15 Sarah Davey is working as a project associate for a nonprofit organization called Management Sciences for Health (MSH), in Medford, MA. MSH is one of the primary recipients of USAID funding for global health and health systems strengthening, as well as projects with UNICEF, the Gates Foundation, Save the Children, and […]

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Editor’s Note, Spring 2015

Our publication Continuum is named for the many ways through which the Brown University School of Public Health contributes to the innovation and development of public health as a whole. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines a continuum as “a coherent whole characterized as a collection, sequence, or progression of values or elements varying by minute degrees.” […]

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Alumni News, Spring 2015

FARREN BRIGGS, PhD, ScM Since graduating with a ScM in  biostatistics at Brown in 2006, Briggs continued on to pursue his PhD in epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley, where his research focused on characterizing the genetic component of rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. In 2010, he was awarded a National Multiple Sclerosis Society […]