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Public Health Pioneers

JOSEPH LAU, MD At the end of August, Joseph Lau, MD, retired from the School of Public Health. During his career he has earned a reputation as an invaluable collaborator, mentor, pioneer, innovator, and beloved colleague. Lau retired as professor of health services, policy, and  practice at the School of Public Health, where he was […]

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Student Profile: Ashley Lowery

Ashley Lowery always had a passion for health, but didn’t always know that public health was the right choice for her. As an undergraduate student at Jackson State University she studied psychology and was drawn to drug and alcohol abuse related issues. An internship at Washington University in  St. Louis combining psychiatry with public health […]

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Honors and Awards, Spring 2016

Vincent Mor Elected to National Academy of Medicine Members of the National Academy of Medicine have elected Brown University Professor Vincent Mor to join their ranks. “Membership in the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment […]

Posted inEvents, Spring 2016

Levinger Lecture

When people begin and then continue life with poorer health, less income and wealth, higher degrees of stress, and less access to education and health care, their health itself will suffer, and that in turn can make improving any of their other disadvantages harder. The statistical evidence shows that this complex interplay of difficulties dispropor-tionately […]

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, Spring 2016

New Faculty, Fall 2015

The School of Public Health is fortunate to have several new faculty members in the fold whose research interests run the gamut from behavioral interventions to reduce risk among racial, sexual and gender minorities, to weight-related disorders, to longitudinal mediation analysis, to HIV prevention and pharmacoeconomics. Take a moment to learn how they are working […]

Posted inAlumni, Spring 2016

Alumni News, Spring 2016

SARAH DAVEY, MPH ’15 Sarah Davey is working as a project associate for a nonprofit organization called Management Sciences for Health (MSH), in Medford, MA. MSH is one of the primary recipients of USAID funding for global health and health systems strengthening, as well as projects with UNICEF, the Gates Foundation, Save the Children, and […]