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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. […]

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Health Impact

Climate Change Champion Creating a healthy, sustainable, and resilient future for all Rhode Islanders  health.ri.gov Tell us about your role at the Rhode Island Department of Health. How does the Department of Health engage with environmental concerns? My program’s mission is to prepare for the human health effects of climate change and to create a healthy, […]

Posted inSpring 2017

Public Health Research Day 2017

Sayles Hall was filled with 82 public health posters on Thursday, April 13, 2017 – the largest number of posters ever presented during Research Day. The researchers responsible were on hand, answering the questions of judges, colleagues, and friends. After the public viewing, Dean Fox Wetle, presented awards for the best posters. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT POSTERS: […]

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Health Impact!

NALARI HEALTH Imagine a world where a team of medical professionals provides critical care to you through your computer. Nalari Health is heading in that direction at rapid speed. Squarely at the intersection between technology, public health, and the delivery of health care, Nalari Health is not in the business of selling technology. Instead, they […]

Posted inFall 2016, On Campus, Research

The Rhode Island Public Health Institute: Eliminating Health Disparities in Rhode Island and Beyond

Whether it’s providing a source for fresh fruits and vegetables, encouraging physical activity in school-aged children, or expanding access to HIV and Hepatitis C testing, the ultimate goal of all the Rhode Island Public Health Institute’s programs is to eliminate health disparities, in Rhode Island and beyond. Eliminating health disparities is a tall order. Many […]

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Commencement 2016

That’s a record high and great indication of the growth of the School of Public Health and of interest in the field of public health at Brown. During her opening remarks of the Public Health Commencement ceremony, where 74 undergraduate concentrators received diplomas and 68 graduate degrees were acknowledged, Dean of the School, Terrie Fox […]