Ashley Gomez, Ph.D. candidate, shares her research in the Boston Globe

"The Boston Globe’s weekly Ocean State Innovators column features a Q&A with Rhode Island innovators who are starting new businesses and nonprofits, conducting groundbreaking research, and reshaping the state’s economy. Send tips and suggestions to reporter Alexa Gagosz at [email protected].

Brain Scan Imaging

NeuroImage Article by Tara White, Ph.D.

Groundbreaking new paper on brain compounds signaling emotional wellness in healthy people published in NeuroImage by BSS faculty member Tara White, Ph.D. and her team at Brown. This paper was also co-authored by BSHS Sc.M. graduate, Meghan Gonsalves. 

See press release at the Carney Institute for Brain Science:

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RI and COVID-19, Tracing the Pandemic: Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Ph.D.

Dr. Diana Grigsby-Toussaint has collaborated with colleagues from the School of Public Health, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and the Population Studies and Training Center to co-author a new report on COVID-19 in Rhode Island. The report, Rhode Island and COVID-19: Tracing the Pandemic was led by Kevin Mwenda from S4 and aims to provide insight to public health officials involved in the continued response to the pandemic.

Holly Boyle

Congrats to Holly Boyle!

Congratulations to Holly Boyle who received an F31 Fellowship from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for her research on "Examining person and event level predictors of simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use via mixed methods"!

Decoding Disparities Poster

Child Health Disparities Seminar


Decoding Disparities Lecture Series

The Decoding Disparities Lecture Series is sponsored by The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Brown School of Public Health to examine health inequity and to outline steps toward a more equitable and just health care system.

Anthony Surace

Congrats to Anthony Surace!

Congratulations to BSHS PhD student Anthony Surace on his acceptance into the Population Reference Bureau's U.S. Policy Communication Training Program! The highly competitive U.S. Policy Communication Training Program prepares researchers to influence policy and practice through effective communication.

Alberto Edeza

BSHS Dissertation Defense | Alberto Edeza

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the dissertation defense of Alberto Edeza on July 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM (EST).