The Brown University School of Public Health has the following opportunities for funding:
The Nora Kahn Piore award has been established in recognition of the lifetime work of health policy expert, Nora Kahn Piore through the generosity of Margot Piore Onek, MD ’64, P’91 and Joseph N. Onek. These awards will be made annually to support undergraduate, graduate and medical students who wish to undertake research in health services, with a focus on health status and access to health care by poor and underserved people.
Amount of Award: up to $5000
Nominations deadline: (extended) November 22, 2013 More details
Nursing homes that invest in “culture change” can develop a more residential and less hospital-like feel. Culture change also allows residents and front-line care workers more of a say in how homes operate. A new study finds that the practice produces important benefits in quality of care, but only when the changes are implemented extensively. Findings are reported in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.Read more...
The MPH Program has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2002. We are currently undergoing a periodic re-accreditation by CEPH with a site visit scheduled for October 9 and 10, 2014. CEPH is accepting written comments from third parties until 30 days before the scheduled site visit. Third party comments should be submitted in writing by September 9, 2014. Comments can be sent by email to
Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don’t always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy. That same desire, according to a new study, makes such men more inclined to use antiretroviral medications to prevent getting HIV, a recommended practice known as PrEP. Findings reported in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Read more...