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.
When Amy Nunn ScD, MS, professor of behavioral and social sciences in the Brown School of Public Health and professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School, looked at the problem of COVID vaccine hesitancy in the Black community, she made no assumptions.
Janie, is applying her global public health training on slowing the spread of HIV
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 […]
Making long-lasting commitments to the communities in which they work is a hallmark of the global health researchers in the School of Public Health.
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 […]
Trained as a health economist, Dr. Omar Galarraga has three main research interests: cost-benefit analysis, health care reform – particularly surrounding insurance concerns – and the application of behavioral-economic approaches to impact behavioral change.
Julia Nagle MPH’16 talks to Sarah Davey about life in the MPH program at Brown.
Joseph Hogan, ScD Professor of Biostatistics HIV can be treated, but not every infection responds the same way. Treatment requires monitoring and testing, a practice that can become expensive for health care systems in the developing world. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, Brown University professors Joseph Hogan and Rami Kantor […]