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.
What the COVID-19 pandemic teaches us about the future of public health
A massive peaceful protest, reportedly the largest in Providence history, drew 10,000 marchers downtown on June 5th
Shekinah Fashaw, MSPH Doctoral Candidate in Health Services Research Shekinah is interested in home and community based services, health disparities, aging, and quality and access to care. She was a McNair Scholar and also a Brown University Diversity Fellow. You’re interested in racial and ethnic disparities when it comes to accessing home and community-based services […]
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 […]
Whether it’s providing a source for fresh fruits and vegetables, encouraging physical activity in school-aged children, or expanding access to HIV and Hepatitis C testing, the ultimate goal of all the Rhode Island Public Health Institute’s programs is to eliminate health disparities, in Rhode Island and beyond. Eliminating health disparities is a tall order. Many […]
When people begin and then continue life with poorer health, less income and wealth, higher degrees of stress, and less access to education and health care, their health itself will suffer, and that in turn can make improving any of their other disadvantages harder. The statistical evidence shows that this complex interplay of difficulties dispropor-tionately […]