After more than 25 years of service to Brown University, Patrick Vivier MD, Ph.D. has brought his talents to Tufts where he is professor of public health and community medicine in the Tufts University School of Medicine.
New Gift, New Leadership, New Vision
The Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute has a new vision, new faculty, and new leadership. And thanks to the Hassenfeld Family Foundation, it also has a new gift of $3 million to support its work. This gift comes as newly appointed director Michael Silverstein MD has drawn up an ambitious ten-year plan, Vision 2032.
Brown School of Public Health launches Long Covid initiative
To meet the challenges brought on by this emerging syndrome, the Brown University School of Public Health has launched a Long Covid initiative.
New guidelines to help health providers prevent gun injuries and deaths
Each year, approximately 40,000 people in the United States die because of guns, making firearm-related injuries a leading cause of death for adults and children.
Three innovation awards focus on childhood disparities in a single core city
Children in Rhode Island gained new learning and enrichment options through Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Awards
Erlyn Rachelle Macarayan Ph.D., MS, RN is an adjunct assistant professor of health services, policy and practice at the School of Public Health. In her spare time, she writes children’s books.
Child Health and the Coronavirus
Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute webinar series helps guide parents and caregivers through the pandemic
School of Public Health Catalyst Grant Program
The Catalyst Grant Program supports work that builds outward from existing strengths to deepen and broaden the School’s research program around the four themes identified in the Strategic Plan: Mental Health, Resilience and Mindfulness; Environmental Health and Climate Change; Vulnerable Life Stages: Children and Older Adults; and Addiction. We are proud to fund the following […]
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.
Early-life obesity impacts children’s learning and memory, study suggests
The study found a link between children’s weight status in the first two years of life and their school-age performance on cognitive tests. A study by Brown University epidemiologists found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than […]