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.

Inform Your Decision

     • Career Outcomes
     • Class Profiles
     • Diversity & Inclusion
     • Student Resources
     • Providence, Rhode Island
     • School of Public Health Virtual Tour
     • Cost of Living Comparison

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

Dean Ashish Jha: “This is your moment”

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

2021 Orientation dates

     • International Student Orientation: August 25 - 27, 2021
     • Graduate Student of Color Orientation: August 29 - 30, 2021
     • Graduate School Orientation: August 31, 2021
     • School of Public Health Orientation: 2021 date to be announced

First Day of Classes

The first day of classes for Fall Semester is: To be announced.

Course Registration

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


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 ScM
Vickie Beaulieu
Health Services Research PhD Catherine Leopold
MPH/MPA Dual Degree MPH/MPA Elizabeth Jackvony