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 […]
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 […]
School of Public Health Partners with the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship
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.
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 […]
Editor’s Note, Spring 2016
Governor Gina Raimondo recently said “If we treat people with substance-abuse problems instead of sending them [to prison], we’re going to save money and save lives.” Addiction is at the forefront of public health discussion as the epidemic continues to have a stranglehold on the United States. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that […]
Editor’s Note, Spring 2015
Our publication Continuum is named for the many ways through which the Brown University School of Public Health contributes to the innovation and development of public health as a whole. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines a continuum as “a coherent whole characterized as a collection, sequence, or progression of values or elements varying by minute degrees.” […]
Student Profile: Julia Nagle MPH’16
Julia Nagle MPH’16 talks to Sarah Davey about life in the MPH program at Brown.