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Professor Brandon Marshall Receives Harry Merritt Wriston Fellowship

Brandon Marshall, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology, has been selected to receive the Harry Merritt Wriston Fellowship for 2015-2016. The Wriston Award recognizes young faculty who are fulfilling Brown's dual mission of excellence in both teaching and research.  Professor Marshall's innovative teaching methods, range of scholarly accomplishments and extensive contributions to student advising distinguishes him among his peers.

(Distributed April 10, 2015)

Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD, to Receive Founder's Award

On May 7, 2015, Dr. Martin Weinstock will receive the first "Founder's Award"from the American Dermato-Epidemiology Network at the Annual Society for Investigative Dermatology meeting in Atlanta.  This award will be given periodically to a senior dermato-epidemiologist whose work has advanced the care of dermatological disease and has inspired and mentored the careers of junior dermatoepidemiologists. The Brown Department of Epidemiology would like to congratulate Dr. Weinstock on this achievement!

(Distributed April 7, 2015)

Inaugural Epidemiology Master's Student Research Day

The inaugural Department of Epidemiology Master's Student Research Day was a resounding success! On April 2nd, five master's students presented their thesis dissertation research to an audience of faculty and students, followed by questions and discussion.  This celebrated a culminating experience for our second year master's students.

The following students presented:

(Distributed April 3, 2015)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Ali H. Mokdad

The Department of Epidemiology welcomes Ali H. Mokdad, PhD, as the next speaker in its spring seminar series. Dr. Mokdad will be speaking on The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2013 (GBD 2013) is a systematic scientific effort to quantify the comparative magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and over time. It produced estimates for 306 diseases and injuries, 2337 sequelae, and 76 risk factors for 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.

(Distributed April 3, 2015)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Paulo A. Lotufo

The Department of Epidemiology welcomes Paulo A. Lotufo, MD, DrPH, as the next speaker in its spring seminar series. Dr. Lotufo is Professor of General Internal Medicine at the Universidade de São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP) and Director of the Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research. He is Principal Investigator of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil).

(Distributed March 6, 2015)
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