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Student Profile: Geetika Kalloo

Doctoral candidate, Department of Epidemiology Kalloo, a fourth-year doctoral student in epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health, examines which chemical combinations pregnant women might be exposed to and how those exposures impact newborn outcomes and neurodevelopmental outcomes in early childhood. What do you focus on in your doctoral studies here at Brown? […]

Posted inStudents, Winter 2018

Out of the Classroom and into the Field

Global fieldwork requires getting out of one’s physical, psychological, and cultural comfort zones and being immersed in challenging and sometimes dangerous environments. In an ever-changing world of increasing climate change, unprecedented natural disasters, uncertain healthcare policies, and growing disease epidemics, the need for global communication and partnership is greater than ever. The field of global […]

Posted inFall 2016, Students

Editor’s Note, Fall 2016

Diverse perspectives foster unique solutions to some of the tough challenges we face today. As such, it is critical that we celebrate and promote diversity whenever possible. Unfortunately however, as individuals in the public health field, we also acknowledge that there exist great health disparities between diverse groups based on socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and […]

Posted inFall 2016, Students

Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion by Learning Public Health

This year marked the development of Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University. The plan, a collaborative effort by administrators, faculty, and students across campus, identified strategies and actions to make Brown a more diverse and inclusive community. For Brown University President Christina Paxson, this report represented a big step in […]

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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 […]

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Learn By Doing

Global health issues are at the forefront of public health discourse. Today, despite the many advances in global health medicine, policy, and intervention, countries around the world are suffering from numerous health problems. The HIV/AIDS epidemic, the health impact of global warming, the threat of global pandemic disease, women’s health, obesity, and malnutrition are just […]