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Brown Corporation Approves BSHS PhD

(l to r) Professors Don Operario, Graduate Program Director, BSSI; Chris Kahler, Department Chair; and Kate Carey, Graduate Program Director, BSHS.:

The Brown University Board of Fellows has voted to approve the recommendation of the faculty to establish a Ph.D. Program in Behavioral and Social Health Sciences. BSHS is the 4th doctoral program offered by the Brown University School of Public Health. We are currently recruiting the inaugural class to matriculate in the Fall of 2014.

(Distributed October 28, 2013)

Professor Kim Gans Awarded American Public Health Association's Mary C. Egan Award

Congratulations to BSS Professor Kim Gans, Ph.D., MPH, LDN for winning the American Public Health Association, Food and Nutrition Section’s Mary C. Egan award. This award was established in 1985 to honor Dr. Mary Egan who had a major role in the development and implementation of the National WIC Program.

(Distributed October 4, 2013)

October 11 RINS Lecture Features Cui Yang

On Friday October 11 at 12:00 noon in room 245, the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences presents the first RINS lecture of the year. Dr Cui Yang (Johns Hopkins) will present "Alcohol Use Among Populations at Greater Risk for HIV:  Findings from China and Baltimore, MD."

(Distributed October 1, 2013)
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