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? […]
Originally published in THE GLOBE AND MAIL AUGUST 19, 2018 Last month, as a heat wave baked parts of the country, people flocked to beaches and neighborhood pools in an attempt to seek respite from the stifling weather. But as the temperatures climbed, so too did the death toll. In Ontario, three heat-related deaths were reported. In […]
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 […]
The School of Public Health is now challenging students to view their phones, and other ubiquitous technologies, as tools that can be used to address some of today’s most pressing public health problems.
America has undergone a transition in political power over the past year, one that has introduced uncertainty into the role the federal government will play at home and abroad.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The School of Public Health is partnering with the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship to produce a series of events across campus to engage, inspire, and empower the Brown and local community.