For much of the 20th century, Americans lived without a health care safety net. Many, particularly the elderly and vulnerable, had no health insurance. They paid out of pocket for care, and when care became too costly, they struggled, fell ill, and often died. For millions of Americans, the value of care was determined by the contents of their bank account.
Megan Ranney will depart Brown after two decades to serve as the dean of Yale’s public health school.
Brown’s Information Futures Lab aims to arm public health students and practitioners with next generation communication tools to meet the growing information crisis and its public health impacts.
The Brown University School of Public Health mourns the loss of Marvin Gene Ronning, deputy director of the Rhode Island Free Clinic, an unstinting champion for vulnerable families across the state.
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.
The Brown University School of Public Health has been reaccredited for for the maximum award of seven years.
To meet the challenges brought on by this emerging syndrome, the Brown University School of Public Health has launched a Long Covid initiative.
Each year, approximately 40,000 people in the United States die because of guns, making firearm-related injuries a leading cause of death for adults and children.
Children in Rhode Island gained new learning and enrichment options through Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Awards
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