Information for Admitted Graduate Students

Congratulations on your recent admission to Brown! The School of Public Health is a collaborative and supportive environment dedicated to student success; building a diverse and inclusive environment is central to this mission and to our commitment to serve the community, the nation, and the world. Bringing together students, faculty, and staff with a range of life experiences creates a dynamic community that offers the contrasting perspectives and ideas needed for public health innovation.

Useful Links:

Inform Your Decision

     • Career Outcomes
     • Class Profiles
     • Diversity & Inclusion
     • Student Resources
     • Providence, Rhode Island
     • School of Public Health Virtual Tour
     • Master's Offer Comparison Worksheet

Next Steps

     • Brown Graduate School Admitted Students Guide
     • Join the Brown Graduate Student Listservs
     • Find Graduate Housing: On-Campus
     • Find Graduate Housing: Off-Campus
     • Connect with us:
        Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter
     • Join our Accepted Students Facebook Group
     • Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter

2021 Orientation dates

     • International Student Orientation: August 25-27, 2021
     • Graduate Student of Color Orientation: August 30, 2021
     • Graduate School Orientation: August 31 & September 1, 2021
     • School of Public Health Orientation: September 1-2, 2021 (MPH Orientation will extend through Tuesday, September 7)
     • First day of Fall Semester Classes: September 8, 2021

First Day of Classes

First day of classes for Fall Semester: September 8, 2021

Course Registration

     • Search and Register for Courses on [email protected]
     • Request an Override in [email protected]

Video greetings:

“Hope to see you in the fall”

Ashish Jha is dean of the Brown University School of Public Health

“We want you to be a part of the next generation of diverse public health leaders”

Annie Gjelsvik is Director of the MPH program

Information session:

Hosted by Annie Gjelsvik, Director, MPH Program

Student Panel:


We encourage admitted students to connect directly with their program administrators, below. Our student and alumni ambassadors are also great resources. Please also utilize the Graduate School's Admitted Students Guide and New Student Communications where you will find important information.

Graduate Program Degree Contact
Master of Public Health MPH Diane Schlacter
Behavioral and Social Health Sciences PhD Linda Angela
Biostatistics ScM
Liz Lirakis
Clinical and Translational Research Certificate
Elizabeth Jackvony
Epidemiology PhD Kathleen Graham
Health Services Research PhD Catherine Leopold
MPH/MPA Dual Degree MPH/MPA Elizabeth Jackvony