The Brown University School of Public Health has adapted curriculum to best equip students with an understanding of how to prevent, mitigate, and respond to future health crises.
We reached out to Aly Beeman MPH’20, to ask how she uses Instagram to share her global health journey.
These practical projects provide invaluable hands-on experience
A COVID-19 outbreak anywhere can quickly become an outbreak everywhere.
Tell us about your current role at the American Cancer Society. In developed countries, a cancer fight means hope. In low- and middle-income countries, it almost inevitably means pain, suffering, and death. Three days after graduating with my MPH from Brown, I started work as the Program Manager for Global Capacity Development and Patient Support […]
The Obesity, Lifestyle and Genetic Adaptations (OLaGA) lab, led by Stephen McGarvey, professor of epidemiology, and Nicola Hawley, assistant professor of chronic disease epidemiology at the Yale University School of Public Health, is a unique new research laboratory at the Pacific island nation’s Ministry of Health.
According to a new systematic review of research data published in the journal Osteoporosis International, there are many areas of the world with risk to bone health. Study lead author Ethan Balk, associate professor at Brown’s Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, explained that outside of North America and most of Europe, particularly Northern Europe, […]
An estimated 13,100 immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa live in Providence County.
Tell us about your early career and about the evolution of your interest in global health, specifically your interest and experience in Samoa and American Samoa. My training is in biological anthropology, so my first masters and my PhD are in that field. During that time, I became less interested in understanding human biology, and […]
Global fieldwork requires getting out of one’s physical, psychological, and cultural comfort zones and being immersed in challenging and sometimes dangerous environments. In an ever-changing world of increasing climate change, unprecedented natural disasters, uncertain healthcare policies, and growing disease epidemics, the need for global communication and partnership is greater than ever. The field of global […]