Launched five years ago with an ambitious vision, the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute is bringing together researchers, physicians, students and community partners to transform children’s health in Rhode Island and beyond.
Facilities that serve single types of skilled nursing patients —and a payment system that differentiates and reimburses accordingly—would improve care for seniors and benefit providers, according to preeminent long-term care researcher Vincent Mor, professor of health services, policy and practice.
The Moi-Brown Partnership for HIV Biostatistics Training, a research training program administered by the Brown Global Health Initiative and directed by the School of Public Health's Department of Biostatistics, has been awarded $1.6 million in renewed federal funding from the NIH Fogarty International Center. The grant will fund advanced biostatistics training and educational collaboration between Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya and Brown University, benefiting students, faculty, and HIV research capacity in Kenya.
A $1.4 million federal grant will enable the research team to add customer data from Walgreens, doubling the scope of the largest monitoring system of safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly people.
At the University’s Commencement 2021 celebration, the Brown faculty presented their peers Vincent Mor and Julie Strandberg with Rosenberger Medals of Honor, awarded just 33 times in more than a century.