The University of the Philippines Manila, in collaboration with Brown University, through the NIH-Fogarty Training Program for the Prevention of HIV in Vulnerable Populations, invites you to attend its five-part webinar series on HIV and COVID-19 this July-August 2021.
Associate Professor of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Ph.D., MPH, comments on how racist practices such as redlining have made it more likely that communities of color live in areas with less green space and more air pollution, which may lead to more health risks.
Announcing the 2021 Dean's Awards for Faculty Excellence
Each year the School of Public Health honors exceptional faculty members with Dean's Awards for their service to the School and to the field of public health. Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Dean's Awards for Excellence! The Department of Behavioral and Social Health Sciences is very proud to share that five faculty members were awarded for their excellence:
"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].
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.
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.
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.