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 […]

Posted inOn Campus, Research, Spring 2016

Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute

With a gift of $12.5 million from the family of retired Hasbro Chairman and CEO Alan Hassenfeld, Brown will establish the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute to accelerate progress on the urgent health needs of the smallest state’s smallest residents. Brown President Christina H. Paxson and Hassenfeld joined Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and other […]

Posted inFaculty, Research, Spring 2015

New Center To Increase Physical Therapy Research

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 […]