Brown University’s NextGen Scholars Program is breaking barriers and paving the way for diversity and innovation in data science.
Radiomics: The Digital Biopsy
Using digital imaging instead of a scalpel
Student Spotlight: Enyonam Odoom, MPH ’21, generalist track
Profile of MPH student Enyonam Odoom
Alzheimer’s Study Finds PET Scan Affects Patient Diagnosis, Management
A national study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that brain imaging to detect Alzheimer’s-related plaques affected clinical diagnosis and management of patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
Health Impact: Making a Difference in Health Care Today
In Partnership: Hebrew SeniorLife A research collaborator with Brown for nearly 40 years, Hebrew Senior Life is Brown’s partner in a new $53.4 million NIA grant to improve health care and quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as their caregivers. Harvard Medical School-affiliated Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) is […]
Alumni Profile: Marissa Hauptman, MD, MPH’07, ScB’05
Marissa Hauptman, MD, MPH is a board certified pediatrician and a pediatric environmental health specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital.
In extreme heat, landlords should be required to keep tenants cool
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 […]
The Trust Network
Making long-lasting commitments to the communities in which they work is a hallmark of the global health researchers in the School of Public Health.
Grant Supports Use of Data Science To Optimize HIV Care
Joseph Hogan, ScD Professor of Biostatistics HIV can be treated, but not every infection responds the same way. Treatment requires monitoring and testing, a practice that can become expensive for health care systems in the developing world. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, Brown University professors Joseph Hogan and Rami Kantor […]