When Dean Ashish Jha left Brown for a temporary assignment as the White House coronavirus response coordinator in March of 2022, Ronald Aubert Ph.D. was appointed interim dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.
Opening Doors to Equity in Leadership
The Health Equity Scholars program will train leaders in public health who can make a substantial difference in reducing health disparities and addressing systemic racism.
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 […]
Public Health Voices of Protest
A massive peaceful protest, reportedly the largest in Providence history, drew 10,000 marchers downtown on June 5th
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 […]
Black Alumni Reunion 2018
Fifty years after the Black Student Walkout of 1968, alumni returned to campus to reflect on the impact of this historic event and discuss diversity and inclusion at Brown. At more than 30 events, the Brown community came together to celebrate student activism over the years, to look at current issues of diversity and inclusion, and […]
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 […]
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 […]