Global Health

Current Projects

  • Adiposity, Nutritional Transitions and Cardiometabolic Health among Modernizing Samoans (NIH Grant)
  • Breastfeeding and Infant Nutritional Status inRural Kenya (USAID Grant:Feasibility and effectiveness of the baby friendly community initiative (BFCI) in Kenya: A pilot community trialin a rural setting)
  • Nutrition and the Health Transition in South Africa (NIH Grant: Migration, Urbanization and Health in a Transition Setting. R01-HD083374)
  • Adiposity, Nutritional Transitions and Cardiometabolic Health among Modernizing Samoans (NIH Grant)
  • iALARM Project
  • Enhanced HIV/STI Partner Notification in South Africa
  • NAMBARI (Brown/Moi University Partnership for Biostatistics Training)
  • Partnerships for the next generation of HIV social science in South Africa

Courses

PHP2018: Global CardiometabolicHealth
PHP 1070: Burden of Disease inDeveloping Countries
PHP 1500: Global Health Nutrition

 

Faculty:

  • Simin Liu

    Director, Brown Center for Global CardiometabolicHealth (CGCH), Professor of Epidemiology, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine

  • Mark Lurie

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology, International Health Institute

  • Stephen McGarvey

    Professor of Epidemiology and Anthropology; Director, International Health Institute

  • Tongzhang Zheng

    Director, Brown-China Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Professor of Epidemiology