Student Stories


Cat Nwachukwu - MPH

"To me, public health is the intersection of health and social justice. It’s a field that seeks to address health disparities that have pervasive effects on the lived experiences of people. I want to work in public health so that I can address some of these disparities, especially in the lives of adolescents." read more about Cat's internship

Dr. Khaled Almilaji - MPH

“I have done the fieldwork. I got a good result but I didn’t know that I got the good result because I was lucky or I was doing it in the correct way. I needed really to know what are the standards of public health, what are the principles.” read more about Dr. Almilaji's work in Syria

Ashleigh LoVette - BSHS PhD

"This experience abroad helped me to see that although there are numerous challenges, there are also many rewards. For someone who hopes to cultivate a career including international research, experiences like these are essential for both professional and personal development.” read more about Ashleigh's work in South Africa

Elliott Liebling - AB/MPH

“There are opportunities at the School of Public Health to get involved with research as an undergrad that you don’t find at many other schools. As a junior I was involved in the day-to-day running of a major research project. That's been the most fulfilling part of my education at Brown.” read more about Elliott's research

Ashley Lowery - BSHS ScM

“Brown University has provided me with a great network of people; I have tons of resources, and get to work with the best researchers in their field.” read about Ashley's thesis project

John McHugh - HSR PhD

"An organization is only as good as its people, and the School of Public Health and the Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice have some of the most supportive and encouraging people (faculty, support staff, students) I have experienced in my career. " read more about John's dissertation

Lawrence Were -HSR PhD

"The Brown experience has been transforming and rewarding. The interdisciplinary approach that allows for constant and regular interactions with fellow students, faculty and staff across disciplines, departments and schools including epidemiology, bio-statistics and economics, enabled me to pursue and achieve my research and academic interests." read more


Graduate program brochures

Master of Public Health (MPH)
Behavioral and Social Health Sciences (ScM, AM, PhD)
Biostatistics (ScM, AM, PhD)
Epidemiology (ScM, PhD)
Health Services, Policy, and Practice (PhD)

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