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 […]
JOSEPH LAU, MD At the end of August, Joseph Lau, MD, retired from the School of Public Health. During his career he has earned a reputation as an invaluable collaborator, mentor, pioneer, innovator, and beloved colleague. Lau retired as professor of health services, policy, and practice at the School of Public Health, where he was […]
Vincent Mor Elected to National Academy of Medicine Members of the National Academy of Medicine have elected Brown University Professor Vincent Mor to join their ranks. “Membership in the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment […]
The School of Public Health is fortunate to have several new faculty members in the fold whose research interests run the gamut from behavioral interventions to reduce risk among racial, sexual and gender minorities, to weight-related disorders, to longitudinal mediation analysis, to HIV prevention and pharmacoeconomics. Take a moment to learn how they are working […]
A new study shows that these overlapping yet distinct personalities have commensurately overlapping yet distinct signatures in the anatomy of the brain.
Trained as a health economist, Dr. Omar Galarraga has three main research interests: cost-benefit analysis, health care reform – particularly surrounding insurance concerns – and the application of behavioral-economic approaches to impact behavioral change.
Joseph Hogan, ScD Professor of Biostatistics HIV can be treated, but not every infection responds the same way. Treatment requires monitoring and testing, a practice that can become expensive for health care systems in the developing world. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, Brown University professors Joseph Hogan and Rami Kantor […]
Linda Resnik, PhD Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice (Research) The Foundation for Physical Therapy has awarded Brown University a $2.5-million, five-year grant for a new center of excellence to spur research in the field. In the Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR), Brown, Boston University, and the University of Pittsburgh […]
Simin Liu, MD, MPH Professor of Epidemiology, Professor of Medicine The work of Dr. Simin Liu, professor of epidemiology and medicine at Brown University, focuses on understanding the deep complexity and connections underlying type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and their risk factors. On Nov. 16 the American Heart Association announced that it will back him in […]