A new study finds blood-borne HPV antibodies indicate head, neck cancer prognosis

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — People with head and neck cancers with evidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection generally have a better prognosis than people without evidence of infection. A new study in JAMA Oncology suggests that to produce a strong, reliable prognostic signal, all that’s needed is a blood serum test for two specific HPV antibodies, rather than lab work on a biopsy.

(Distributed December 8, 2016)

Master's Programs Open House

On Thursday January 12th, 11:30 - 2:00 pm the Brown University School of Public Health will be holding an Open House for anyone interested in learning more about our Master's degree programs. The lunch session will provide an overview of the degree programs and an introduction to our world-class faculty and research. Graduate program directors and alumni will be on hand to answer your questions. 

(Distributed December 7, 2016)

Ron Aubert named Provost Visiting Professor in Public Health for 2017

Dr. Ron Aubert has been selected as a Provost Visiting Professor in Public Health and CSREA for 2017. The School of Public Health is excited about the ways that Dr. Aubert's research, professional background, and mentorship skills will support the work of the SPH and the CSREA.

(Distributed December 5, 2016)

School of Public Health Partners with the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship

“We’ve come together for many reasons, first and foremost it is an exciting opportunity for our newly crowned Center for Entrepreneurship, and the newly accredited School of Public Health, to work together and join forces in order to address some of society’s and our world’s biggest problems,” said Don Operario, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, during his introduction of speaker Danny Warshay during an event earlier this month titled How to Solve Public Health Problems Through Entrepreneurship

(Distributed November 22, 2016)
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