October 15, 2020
“Expanding HIV prevention options for the population of adolescents living with HIV is a critically important strategy to improve health outcomes for that group, and to reduce further HIV transmission over time.”
September 29, 2020
By taking geographic, climactic, and ecologic characteristics of land into account, the new measurement offers a more holistic look at land area and population density.
September 22, 2020
Faculty associates, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees, project team members, and staff join the Center community.
September 11, 2020
A new report by several PSTC faculty and staff affiliates examines the spatial distribution of COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island.
September 4, 2020
By following a cohort of HIV-infected women alongside a cohort of HIV-uninfected women throughout pregnancy and monitoring development of gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders, Bengtson and her co-...
June 30, 2020
While Papay and his colleagues found that college enrollment has increased among all student demographic groups, the education system is not yet “the great equalizer” that educator Horace Mann envisioned.
June 12, 2020
The project will integrate interviews, media analysis and observation on the ground to understand how Chinese people in Shanghai with different experiences share and interpret information about COVID-19 during this...
May 22, 2020
Five PSTC trainees will receive their PhDs from Brown this weekend.
May 12, 2020
Three faculty associates have received support for research projects exploring COVID-19 and its consequences at the population level.
In the News
On the podcast Planet Money, PSTC economist Emily Oster discusses her journey to create a COVID-19 School Response Dashboard to provide parents and schools with infection data.
September 29, 2020 | Radio Times | Emily Oster
In a podcast interview, faculty associate Emily Oster shares data from her online platform that tracks coronavirus cases in schools around the country.
September 29, 2020 | The New York Times | Megan Ranney
Faculty associate Megan Ranney says that data surrounding COVID-19 testing on children may only be "catching" symptomatic cases.
Top Trump officials seen not wearing masks or social distancing at White House Supreme Court announcement
September 29, 2020 | CNN | Megan Ranney
Faculty Associate Megan Ranney stresses the importance of masks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and argues that these officials are sending the American public the wrong message by failing to follow health precautions.
September 29, 2020 | Forbes | Megan Ranney
Faculty associate Megan Ranney comments on the proliferation of ineffective masks in hospitals due to a national N95 mask shortage.
September 23, 2020 | The New York Times | David Kertzer
As one of the first to publish research on the newly unsealed archives of Pope Pius XII, faculty associate David Kertzer explores whether the former Pope displayed indifference to Jewish suffering during the holocaust.
September 22, 2020 | NBC 15 | John Friedman
Faculty affiliate John Friedman comments on inequalities in the recovery to an economic crisis like that of the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 22, 2020 | WBUR | Emily Oster
From sending kids back to school to flying on an airplane, faculty affiliate Emily Oster explore how everyone make better choices amid the pandemic.