The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice (HSPP) includes over 40 full-time faculty based at 121 South Main Street in Providence and over 70 additional faculty who have secondary, adjunct, or other departmental appointments.

Brown School of Public Health
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Catalyze the delivery of just and higher quality public health and health care services.


We develop and disseminate new knowledge that helps to deliver equitable, effective, efficient, and continuously improving public health and health-care services. We accomplish this through innovative research, engaged teaching, creative training and mentoring and through collaborative engagement with policymakers, service providers and community stakeholders.


Excellence, Equity, Creativity, Free Exchange of Ideas, Promotion of Diversity,
Multidisciplinary Collaboration, Respect, Stakeholder