What Our Faculty Are Saying

Below, our faculty share their thoughts and reflections on the Program and their fields of research.



Professor Vince Mor has been a thesis advisor for more than 30 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and mentored more than 50 graduate and doctoral students spanning his 40+ year career as a gerontological researcher and faculty member in community health and health services research. Professor Mor has been at Brown since 1981.

HSR Program Director Amal Trivedi discusses the goals of the HSR Program and what makes our program special.

Professor Bart Laws works on HIV-related topics and interventions to improve physician-patient interactions. 

Omar Galárraga is a health economist who  works in three areas of applied health economics research: (1) behavioral economics including economic incentives for behavior change, (2) evaluation of health care reform initiatives including social health insurance, and (3) financing and cost-effectiveness of health care programs. He has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in public health, health economics, and health services research journals.