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​Frail Seniors Want To Live At Home. But Is it More Dangerous?

An article on a June study by several institutions, including Brown, that found that seniors receiving care at home face both preventable and non-preventable hospitalizations at significantly higher rates than nursing home residents. These elders were at greater risk of hospitalization for potentially preventable conditions, including congestive heart failure, pneumonia, dehydration, and urinary tract infections.
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(Distributed July 16, 2014)

It's Time to Harness the Power of the Pulpit

Coinciding with  National HIV Testing Day, Amy Nunn, assistant professor of behavioral and social sciences, writes about how African American clergy in the Deep South can play a powerful role in HIV testing and prevention efforts.
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(Distributed July 14, 2014)

Brown University School of Public Health Inaugural Commencement

Please be aware of the following important Commencement schedule.

Saturday, May, 24, 2014

  • 9:00am - The Inaugural and Annual Public Health Forum at MacMillan Hall, Starr Auditorium, Room 117, “Partnership for the Next Generation of HIV/AIDS Social Science in Africa”

Mark Lurie, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Abigail Harrison, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences (Research),

(Distributed June 30, 2014)
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