Posted inEvents, Spring 2017

Black History Month

Nearly 400 years ago, that’s where Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Urban Policy and Health at the New School, started her talk. It was in 1619 that Africans first arrived in Jamestown to be sold into bondage. The upcoming 400th anniversary of that event, Fullilove explained, is an important one. It’s a chance to commemorate […]

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Commencement 2016

That’s a record high and great indication of the growth of the School of Public Health and of interest in the field of public health at Brown. During her opening remarks of the Public Health Commencement ceremony, where 74 undergraduate concentrators received diplomas and 68 graduate degrees were acknowledged, Dean of the School, Terrie Fox […]

Posted inEvents, Spring 2016

Levinger Lecture

When people begin and then continue life with poorer health, less income and wealth, higher degrees of stress, and less access to education and health care, their health itself will suffer, and that in turn can make improving any of their other disadvantages harder. The statistical evidence shows that this complex interplay of difficulties dispropor-tionately […]