At Brown, physicians and public health and policy experts like Brad Brockmann (pictured above) have joined ranks under the aegis of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights. Based at The Miriam Hospital, the center and its affiliated physicians and advocates work to develop programs to enhance continuity of care for released prisoners, as well as diversion programs to keep individuals with behavioral health disorders out of the justice system in the first place. See more.
The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
is a joint research effort between Brown University, Boston University,Tufts University and their respective academic medical institutions Lifespan/The Miriam Hospital, Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center. Our mission is to promote biomedical and social-behavioral research to decrease the incidence of HIV, improve its treatment and reduce its adverse consequences, particularly among women, men who have sex with men (MSM), youth, substance users, and those in the criminal justice (CJ) system. Our CFAR also addresses the impact of HIV and its co-morbidities in affected communities (locally and internationally).