Public Health Research Day

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Public Health Research Day Virtual Poster Session

Wednesday April 7, 2021
1:30 - 3:30 pm


Public Health Research Day is an annual conference hosted by Brown University’s School of Public Health highlighting the research accomplishments of our students, trainees, and partners. All members of the Brown community are welcome to visit the virtual poster session to learn more about Brown students' high-impact public health work. 

This year’s poster session is hosted virtually on our website, and poster authors presented their research live via Zoom to guests and a panel of judges during the Research Day poster session.

Explore Public Health Research Day!


Winner Taylor-Marie Vasil Evaluating Housing Characteristics Associated with Childhood Lead Poisoning in Providence, Rhode Island
Runners-Up May Gao Can Mindfulness Mechanistically Target Worry to Improve Sleep Disturbances?
Alexander Philips Identifying Trends and Drivers of RI Professional Health Care Spending from 2016-18 Using the RI All-Payer Claims Database (APCD)


Winner Langa Bakhuluma-Ncube (MPH) Longitudinal Effects of Home-Based Self-HIV Testing on Attitudes, Norms, and Motivation among Men who have Sex with Men in the United States
Winner Alexander Li (ScM Biostatistics) Simulating Virus Detection with Nanopore Sequencing, BLAST, and the Hypergeometric Distribution


Winner Alexandria Macmadu (PhD Epidemiology) Crack cocaine use frequency is associated with HIV disease severity independent of antiretroviral therapy exposure
Runner-Up Taylor Fortnam (PhD Biostatistics) Monitoring Reported Cases of COVID-19 at the Local Level