ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2020, the Brown University School of Public Health will welcome its third dean, Dr. Ashish K. Jha, M.D., MPH, succeeding Bess Marcus, Ph.D. who will conclude her term as dean to return to full-time research and teaching as a member of the Brown faculty. Dr. Jha is an accomplished physician, health policy […]
Brown Plans New Integrated Wellness Center & Residence Hall
Brown University is advancing plans toward a new integrated health and wellness center and residence hall to be built on its College Hill campus.
GSC, CAPS Address Graduate Student Mental Health Needs
Brown University’s Graduate Student Council and Counseling and Psychological Services are collaborating on new programming to address graduate student mental health needs.
Become an Alumni Ambassador
For prospective students considering whether to pursue public health at Brown, as well as current students weighing their next career move, an exciting resource exists to help. A group of 20 graduates of our Master’s programs, including more recent grads as well as those advanced in their careers, have volunteered to act as School of […]
School of Public Health alumni make a difference in the health of populations at home and around the world every day.
Practice what we preach: Bringing wellness classes to the School of Public Health
EVERY TUESDAY, a small group can be found sitting quietly in a mindfulness session. On Friday, another group is in full motion, exercising under the watchful eye and instruction of a trainer. And ahead of flu season, lines spiral through the halls as people wait for their free flu shots. These are all part of […]
School of Public Health Celebrates Black History Month
IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH, the School of Public Health’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosted events that brought community members together to engage in important discussions around equity, access, and advocacy. On February 25, the documentary film “PUSHOUT: The criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” which considers the issues of race, education, and […]
Brown School of Public Health Experts Tapped for Coronavirus Perspectives
As the COVID-19 situation evolves daily, public health officials and media have sought insight and advice from a raft of Brown School of Public Health faculty, recognizing their expertise in global health, epidemiology, medicine and anthropology, as well as their philosophy of integrating knowledge across disciplines to develop solutions to public health issues. Mark Lurie, […]
Health Impact: Making a Difference in Health Care Today
In Partnership: Hebrew SeniorLife A research collaborator with Brown for nearly 40 years, Hebrew Senior Life is Brown’s partner in a new $53.4 million NIA grant to improve health care and quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as their caregivers. Harvard Medical School-affiliated Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) is […]
Immersed in the Community
What does “Learning by Doing” really mean? According to Nicholas Jones (above left), a health services research Ph.D. student, part of practicing as a public health professional means volunteering in the community. “Immersing yourself in the community helps contextualize the work you do, which is oftentimes removed from any personal touches. Working with claims data […]