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Course Highlight: PHP1650 Race, Racism & Health

Beginning with the 2021 spring semester, the School of Public Health offers a course to students at all levels that directly examines racial and ethnic health disparities. According to Courses@Brown, the aim of PHP1650 ‘Race, Racism and Health’ is to “expose students to state-of-the-science conceptual and methodological approaches to critically analyze and identify strategies to […]

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School of Public Health Celebrates Black History Month

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH, the School of Public Health’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosted events that brought community members together to engage in important discussions around equity, access, and advocacy. On February 25, the documentary film “PUSHOUT: The criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” which considers the issues of race, education, and […]

Posted inEvents, Spring 2017

Black History Month

Nearly 400 years ago, that’s where Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Urban Policy and Health at the New School, started her talk. It was in 1619 that Africans first arrived in Jamestown to be sold into bondage. The upcoming 400th anniversary of that event, Fullilove explained, is an important one. It’s a chance to commemorate […]

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 […]