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Alumni Career Panels

We will be presenting three MPH Alumni Career Panels:

March 23
5:00 to 6:30 pm, room 375
April 6
5:00 to 6:30 pm, room 375
April 7th 

(Distributed March 21, 2017)

Dr. Sandro Galea for "Firearms and Population Health" 4/20

The 17th Annual Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Barnes Lecturship in Public Health

"Firearms and Population Health"

Featuring 
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Robert A. Knox Professor and Dean of the Boston University School of Public Health

(Distributed March 7, 2017)

Hogan to succeed Gatsonis as biostatistics chair

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Even as Brown Professor Constantine Gatsonis stepped up to one of the biggest stages in science at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he was looking ahead to stepping down from something else: the chair of the University’s Department of Biostatistics.

(Distributed February 21, 2017)

Bringing evidence to health screening debates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Questions about health screenings — Whether to screen? How often? At what age? At what cost? — seem to readily breed conflicting opinions and public confusion. What’s needed is rigorously produced evidence. That’s where Constantine Gatsonis, chair of the Department of Biostatistics at Brown University, comes in. READ MORE

(Distributed February 20, 2017)

Study proposes new system for understanding and evaluating PrEP implementation in clinical practice

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — One of the most promising new approaches to slowing the spread of HIV is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a once-a-day medication that people who don’t have HIV can take to prevent becoming infected. But that strategy only works if people at risk for contracting HIV become and remain fully engaged in preventive care and actually take the pills. In the real world of clinical practice, that has often proved tricky.

(Distributed February 15, 2017)
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