Scholars find brain science bolsters long-held notions that people thrive when they enjoy basic human rights such as agency, freedom from want, and freedom from fear
In Memoriam: Angee Stevens Ph.D.
Angela Kay Stevens (Angee), 32, a post-doctoral fellow in the School of Public Health, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 1.
Spreading the Good Word
When Amy Nunn ScD, MS, professor of behavioral and social sciences in the Brown School of Public Health and professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School, looked at the problem of COVID vaccine hesitancy in the Black community, she made no assumptions.
Awards, Honors & Recognition
School of Public Health faculty awards and recognition
Facing Anxieties Head On
Judson Brewer MD, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral and social sciences and director of research and innovation at Brown’s Mindfulness Center, is here to help with a new book, Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind.
Course Highlight: PHP1650 Race, Racism & Health
Beginning with the 2021 spring semester, the School of Public Health offers a course to students at all levels that directly examines racial and ethnic health disparities. According to Courses@Brown, the aim of PHP1650 ‘Race, Racism and Health’ is to “expose students to state-of-the-science conceptual and methodological approaches to critically analyze and identify strategies to […]
In Memoriam: Dr. David C. Lewis ’57
A pioneer in the field of addiction science.
What the COVID-19 pandemic teaches us about the future of public health
Letter from the Dean
The largest public health crisis in a century makes this a moment to recast and reinvigorate public health.
In Profile: Taking the Helm During a Pandemic
Dr. Jha reflects on the challenges and opportunities exposed by COVID-19, and on the role of public health as we look toward the next pandemic.