The Brown University School of Public Health

Profits Place Treatment Over Humane Care for Elderly
In a recent New York Times commentary,  Joan Teno writes about the flaws in today's health care system that place profits over the patient's care.
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The School of Public Health's mission 

is to improve population health by:

  • Conducting research to better understand disease risk factors and health promotion

  • Educating future generations of health researchers and policy makers

  • Providing public service through the translation of research into public policy

The School of Public Health coordinates and integrates academic, research, and public service programs relevant to population health. Public Health educational programs include undergraduate concentrations in community health and biostatistics; the fully accredited MPH Program; master of science degrees in biostatistics, epidemiology and behavioral and social sciences intervention; and doctoral programs in epidemiology, biostatistics and health services research.