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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Strategic Plan: 2019-2024

Improving population health by advancing science and training tomorrow’s health leaders WITH AN EYE TO THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING PUBLIC HEALTH LANDSCAPE, the Brown University School of Public Health embarked on a strategic plan to expand upon our existing strengths while pursuing new opportunities to innovate and transform public health education and research. The plan, Advancing […]

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Commencement 2019

May 26, 2019 In a ceremony held on Simmons Quad, the School of Public Health celebrated the achievements of 66 undergraduates, 99 Master’s graduates, and 9 doctoral graduates. Of the public health undergraduates presented with diplomas, nearly half, 46 percent, were honors graduates. 2019 also saw the largest ever group of MPH graduates, at 62. […]

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On Campus

Celebrating Black History Month The School of Public Health’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosted events throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month. A full slate of trainings were offered to faculty, staff, and students designed to build a more inclusive School community. UNC’s annual Minority Health Conference was live-streamed at […]

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The Power of Sport to Create Healthier Children and Healthier Communities

Since 1986, the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University has connected students, faculty, and local partners through community engagement, engaged scholarship and social innovation. A new Swearer initiative that brings together Brown student-athletes and Providence children to improve access to sport, includes a partnership with the School’s Hassenfeld Child Health and Innovation Institute. […]