The Division of Biology and Medicine at Brown is composed of the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Program in Biology (which includes study at the undergraduate and graduate levels). It is home to five basic biology departments and 14 clinical departments, and is affiliated with seven diverse teaching hospitals in and around Providence. Together with Brown's hospital partners, the collective research enterprise in the life and health sciences attracts $167 million in sponsored research funding per year.
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Since granting its first Doctor of Medicine degrees in 1975, Brown's medical school has become a national leader in medical education and biomedical research. By attracting first-class physicians and researchers to Rhode Island over the past four decades, the Medical School and its seven affiliated teaching hospitals have radically improved the state's health care environment, from health care policy to patient care.
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Program in Biology
Brown's Program in Biology comprises five basic science departments offering undergraduate and graduate study in the life sciences. All Program in Biology faculty are dedicated to providing the best educational and research experiences to undergraduate students and graduate and postdoctoral trainees. Their overarching goal is to help students deepen their understanding of biology at the environmental, organismal, cellular, and molecular levels.
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