Syrian doctor studying public health at Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — When clashes between government protestors in Syria and the regime of Bashar al-Assad spiraled into civil war, many Syrians took up arms — others, like Dr. Khaled Almilaji, countered the violence with a different manifestation of courage. He shipped in medical supplies, built hospitals, vaccinated children and treated the wounded, even while he was a prisoner of the regime. read more

(Distributed October 17, 2016)

SPH/AMS Networking Event 10/20/16

The School of Public Health and the Alpert Medical School are joining forces! All students from both schools all welcome to attend a joint networking event. Get to know each other over free pizza! Thursday October 20th, 5:00-6:30 pm at the School of Public Health. 121 South Main St., room 375. RSVP to

(Distributed October 5, 2016)

Orientation 2016

The School of Public Health was thrilled to welcome our incoming graduate students this week! After welcoming remarks by the Dean of the School, Fox Wetle, and Dean of Academic Affairs, Don Operario, a speed networking event broke the ice and got all the students talking about their research interests and goals.

(Distributed August 31, 2016)

CAAS faculty member endows pilot project program

Professor Damaris Rohsenow:

A new funding mechanism has been established in the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) through the generosity of long-time faculty member Damaris Rohsenow, PhD. The Damaris J. Rohsenow Endowed Pilot Project Program is designed to ensure a steady stream of funding for pilot projects at the Center in coming years, regardless of economic difficulties in other sources of such funding.

(Distributed August 29, 2016)
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