Study suggests reduced drug costs led to lowered hospitalizations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A new study finds that in regions where indigenous Australians most readily accepted a government incentive to lower drug copayments, hospitalizations to treat the population’s chronic conditions declined by 40 percent in just two years.

(Distributed November 7, 2016)

Master's Programs Open House

On Monday November 14th, 4:00 - 7:00 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 session will provide an overview of the degree programs and an introduction to our world-class faculty and research. Graduate program directors and current students will be on hand to answer questions. 

(Distributed October 20, 2016)

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)
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