Upcoming Events

October Featured Events


Scientific Inference in the Age of Data Science

A symposium honoring Professor Constantine Gatsonis, founding Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at Brown's School of Public Health
The Department of Biostatistics presents data science experts Francesca Dominici, PhD, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Robert Kass, PhD, Carnegie Melon University; and Michael Daniels, ScD, University of Florida.
3-5 PM on Friday, October 6th at 121 South Main Street, Room 375

Ethics, Biology, Race, and Public Health: The Legacy of  Henrietta Lacks

The School of Public Health's Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Warren Alpert Medical School's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs present a series of events exploring the singular contributions of Henrietta Lacks and the ethical questions raised by the use of her biological material. MORE DETAILS

Read the Book
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is available to read for free throughout October

Film Screening
October 10th, 5:00-7:00 PM
School of Public Health, 121 South Main St., Room 375

Panel Discussion
October 12th, 12:00-1:00 PM
Warren Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond St., Room 170


31st Annual Katz Lecture

Christopher M. Callahan, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine,Cornelius and Yvonne Pettinga, Professor of Medicine, Founding Director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Research Scientist in the Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

"Building an Implementation Science Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Disease"
Wednesday, October 25 at 4:00 PM
School of Public Health, 121 South Main St., Room 245

October Events

Wed 10/4

4 - 5 pm
The Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice presents Joseph C. Cappelleri, PhD, MPH for "Applying the Rasch Model to Validate and Interpret a Kidney Symptom Index for Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma." Room 245.

Fri 10/6

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Hayley Treloar for "Affect, drinking, and smoking pot in adolescents and young adults: bridging the human lab." Room 245.

Thurs 10/12

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents Stéphane Helleringer, Associate Professor of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University for "Using Photographs, Call Logs, and Other Digital Records for Demographic Measurement in Low-income Countries." 68 Waterman St. PSTC Seminar Room 205, Mencoff Hall. 

Thurs 10/12

3:00-4:00 PM
The CHER Lecture Series, presents Beena Thomas, PhD, Deputy Director (Social Scientist) & Head for the Department of Social and Behavioral Research, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Indian Council of Medical Research. Her talk is "Advancing HIV Prevention Among Men who Have Sex With Men in India: Cultural Approaches, Contextual Challenges and New Strategies." Room 245.

Fri 10/13

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Jennifer Tidey for "Translational Research on Smoking in People with Serious Mental Illness." Room 245.

Fri 10/13

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents Sean Brotherton, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago for "The Socialist Humanitarian Imperative: Cuba’s Quest for Global Health Equity." 128 Hope St., Giddings House, Department of Anthropology.

Fri 10/13

12:00-1:00 PM
The  Environmental Health and Technology Seminar Series  presents Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH (Simon Fraser University) for "Unleashing the Power of Prevention: Creating Video to Re-imagine Our Approach to Disease." Room 375.

Fri 10/13

3:00-4:00 PM
The Institute at Brown for Environment & Society (IBES) presents David Victor (School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego) for "Regulating Soot and Methane in the Arctic: Implications for Health, Climate, and International Policies." IBES  85 Waterman St., room 015.

Mon 10/16

4:00-5:00 PM
The Brown Statistics Seminar Series, presents Brisa Sanchez, PhD (University of Michigan) for “Statistical Models to Assess Association between the Built Environment and Health." Room 245.

Tues 10/17

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents S Anukriti, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College for "On the Quantity and Quality of Girls: New Evidence on Abortion, Fertility, and Parental Investments." 68 Waterman St. PSTC Seminar Room 205, Mencoff Hall. 

Thurs 10/19

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents Bryce Steinberg, Assistant Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, Brown University. for "Water, Health, and Wealth." 68 Waterman St. PSTC Seminar Room 205, Mencoff Hall. 

Fri 10/20

12 - 1 pm
CAAS Rounds presents Nancy Barnett for "SQUAD 2020: Assessment of and intervention with a complete social network." Room 245.

Friday 10/20

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents Elyse Singer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Studies, Brown University for "Lawful Sinners: Reproductive Governance and Moral Agency Around Abortion in Mexico." 128 Hope St., Giddings House, Department of Anthropology.

Friday 10/20

3:30-4:30 PM
L.E.A.D. (Learning & Engaging Around Diversity): An inclusive reading group. Join fellow School of Public Health faculty, staff, students, and post-docs for monthly School-wide conversations around topics related to diversity and inclusion. Room 375. TOPIC: respectability politics

Friday 10/21

12:00-1:00 PM
CAAS Rounds presents Kasey Claborn for "Improving Outcomes across the HIV Care Continuum among People Who Use Drugs." Room 245.

Tues 10/24

4:00-5:00 PM
The Department of Epidemiology presents Darryl B. Hood, PhD (Ohio State University) for "Molecular Neurotoxicology Studies Inform Application of the Public Health Exposome Framework in Vulnerable Populations." Room 245.

Thurs 10/26

12:00-1:00 PM
The Population Studies and Training Center  presents David Savitz, Professor of Epidemiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University, for "What Does It Mean for Race to be a Cause of Reproductive Health Outcomes?  Perspectives from Epidemiology, Sociology, and Economics." PSTC Seminar Room 205 , Mencoff Hall 68 Waterman St.

Thurs 10/26

12:00-1:00 PM
The Biology of Aging Seminar Series presents Dana Miller, University of Washington. 171 Meeting St., BioMed 202. 

Friday 10/27

12:00-1:00 PM
The i-BSHS Lecture Series presents Valarie “Blue Bird” Jernigan, DrPH, MPH (University of Oklahoma) for "Policy and Environmental Interventions to Address Cardiovascular Disease with Native American Nations." Room 245.

Mon 10/30

4:00-5:00 PM
The Brown Statistics Seminar presents a Charles K. Colver Lectureship Series featuring Peter Song, PhD (University of Michigan). Room 245.

Save the Date!

The Brown University School of Public Health Invites you to attend a reception during the APHAAnnual Meeting in Atlanta Sunday Nov. 5th, 6 - 8 pm at the Omni Hotel. Please RSVP by October 20, 2017 to Public_Health@Brown.edu 

School of Public Health Events Calendar

Ongoing department and center colloquia:

Behavioral and Social Sciences Events
Biostatistics Events
Epidemiology Events
Health Services, Policy & Practice Events

Advance-CTR Seminar Series
Biology of Aging Initiative Events

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Events - CAAS Rounds
Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research Events
Center for Health Equity Events
Center for Statistical Sciences Events
Data Science Initiative Lectures & Events
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion Events 
Institute at Brown for Environment & Society Events
Population Studies and Training Center Events