HSR Program Eliminates GRE Requirement

Graduate Program Director Amal Trivedi announced that the HSR PhD Program is eliminating the GRE requirement for admissions.

Early Stage Investigator Award Winner Maricruz Rivera-Hernanadez

Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez was named the Early Stage Investigator Award winner at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). The ARM is the largest meeting of health services researchers. For 2020, the ARM was virtual starting on July 28. 

Dr. Liz Goldberg Named Among INSTYLE MAG's 50 Healthcare Workers

Dr. Liz Goldberg, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Services, Policy & Practice was recently featured in InStyle Magazine's article "The Badass 50: Healthcare Workers Who Are Saving the Day." Read more

This Is Public Health Virtual Fair: July 8th

Thinking about a graduate degree in public health? Join us and dozens of other public health schools for a This Is Public Health Virtual Fair on 7/8! Chat from anywhere with representatives from Brown School of Public Health and the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice on Wednesday, July 8 from 1 pm-3 pm EST. Register today for this free event!

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.