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Congratulations to BSSI students Miriam Midoun and Sylvia Shangani

Congratulations to BSSI graduate students Miriam Midoun and Sylvia Shangani, who co-authored a paper published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society, entitled "Experiences of healthcare workers providing services to men who have sex with men: qualitative findings from a sensitivity training programme." The paper is the result of collaborative project between researchers at Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

(Distributed December 3, 2013)

Genes, impulsivity predict problems

Some marijuana users develop problems associated with use of the drug — neglecting important work responsibilities or family relationships — while others do not.

(Distributed December 2, 2013)

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)
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