SPH Black History Month keynote lecturer gives perspective on the history of river blindness in America and his team’s eradication efforts.
Pandemics in Global Perspective
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.
Learning global health during a global health emergency
These practical projects provide invaluable hands-on experience
Dean Ashish Jha stresses a global approach to ending COVID-19 pandemic in testimony before Congress
A COVID-19 outbreak anywhere can quickly become an outbreak everywhere.
Alumni Profile: Andriy Chybisov MPH ’17
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 […]
In the Samoan Language “Olaga” Means Life
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.
Daily Calcium Intake Varies Widely around the World
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, […]
Assessing and Addressing RI’s West African Immigrant Community
An estimated 13,100 immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa live in Providence County.
Faculty Profile: Stephen McGarvey, Ph.D., MPH
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 […]