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Brad Brockmann Awarded Howard R. Swearer Engaged Faculty Award

Health Services, Policy and Practice Assistant Professor of the Practice Brad Brockmann is a 2020 recipient of the Howard R. Swearer Engaged Faculty Award for Research and Teaching. Congratulations, Brad!

Linda Resnik awarded 5-year, $5.5 million NIH grant

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a 5-year, $5.5 million grant to create the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network (LeaRRn), a national resource network to advance stakeholder-partnered, rehabilitation learning health systems (LHS) research to improve quality of care, demonstrate value, and enhance patient and system outcomes.

Kali Thomas is inaugural recipient of the AFAR Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award

Health Services, Policy and Practice Associate Professor Kali Thomas, MA, PhD is the inaugural recipient of the American Federation for Aging's (AFAR) Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research

We are so proud of you, Kali, for this much-deserved distinction!

David Meyers' "Tour de Force" Dissertation Defense

David Meyers recently successfully defended his dissertation “The Validity of Medicare Advantage 5-Star Ratings” in what a committee member described as a “tour de force.” With a BA in International Relations and Community Health from Tufts University and a Master's in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Tufts University School of Medicine, David entered the program in 2016 with research interests including social determinants of health, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid policy, health disparities, and payment and delivery reform.

Shaun Forbes, PhD: Presidential Scholar Successfully Defends Dissertation

Shaun Forbes, a 2020 graduate in Health Services Research recently successfully defended his dissertation titled Propagating Ambiguity into Decision Analyses of Test-and-treat Strategies. Another of the Program’s multiple-award winners, Shaun began his career at Brown as a 2015-2016 Brown University Presidential Fellow and was a two-time awardee of the Society for Medical Decision Making’s Lee B. Lusted Student Prize, one of which was the prestigious Stephen Pauker Award for Quantitative Methods and Theoretical Developments.

2020 Nora Kahn Piore Awardees

The HSR Doctoral Program is proud to announce that Haley Appaneal, Rebecca Thorsness and Kathryn Thompson are all 2020 Awardees of the Nora Kahn Piore Award. Congratulations to all! 
 

Healthy Brown COVID-19 Update

Healthy Brown: COVID-19 Update
Updates from the Brown University School of Public Health

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Lacey Loomer Successfully Defends Dissertation

Lacey Loomer, a 2020 Program graduate in Health Services Research, recently successfully defended her dissertation titled "The Impact of Rural Add-on Payment on Medicare Beneficiary Access and Outcomes.”​ Lacey has the distinction of being the first Program graduate to defend in the Zoom format, which was very successful and well attended. Congratulations, Lacey!

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