Population Studies & Training Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The annual meeting of the Population Association of America takes place in Denver April 26-28 with 42 PSTC affiliates on the program, some of them multiple times for a total of 53 PSTC appearances. Read more.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – In March, PSTC faculty members Mark Lurie and Abigail Harrison, along with several other faculty members from Brown’s School of Public Health, traveled to South Africa to convene the 5th annual SASH forum. Led by Lurie, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, along with a colleague at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the SASH Program (South African Social Science and HIV Program) is an NIH-funded training and research collaboration between Brown University and UCT. Read more.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are focused on recovering from Hurricanes Maria and Irma under the constraints imposed by a decade-long economic crisis. In an effort to address the ongoing impacts on the Puerto Rican population and economy, the PSTC hosted a one-day conference in March, convened by PSTC Faculty Associate and Associate Professor of Population Studies and Environment and Society (Research) Elizabeth Fussell and former Watson Institute Post-doctoral Fellow, Deepak Lamba-Nieves, Churchill G. Carey, Jr. Chair in Economic Development Research at the Center for a New Economy (CNE) in Puerto Rico. Read more.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Predoctoral Trainee Adedotun Ogunbajo has been selected for the competitive 2018-2019 U.S. Policy Communication Training program offered by the Population Reference Bureau. As part of the program, Ogunbajo will participate in a week-long workshop in June at the Bureau in Washington, DC. Read more.