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PSTC to Sponsor First Population Sciences Research Day

Population Studies Research Day:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — How many population scientists are among the faculty at Brown? Who are they? What do population scientists do anyway? Does somebody have a data set that might help you with your research? To help you and others answer these questions and more, PSTC is pleased to sponsor the first annual Population Sciences Research Day on May 10, 2012 in Petteruti Lounge that will feature a poster session from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend the poster session.

(Distributed March 29, 2012)

Improving Health Outcomes in Mali

Sautmann with colleagues in Mali:

In cooperation with the Mali Health Organizing Project (MHOP), Anja Sautmann, Assistant Professor of Economics, plans to evaluate the effects of offering free care to children under 5 years on health outcomes and health care utilization in this new project in Mali. She and colleagues evaluate the use of community health care workers that visit families regularly, measure children's health data, record danger signs, and provide advice and help with health related questions and problems.

(Distributed January 27, 2012)
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