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National Public Health Week 2021

Our annual celebration of public health features events and opportunities that highlight our research accomplishments and the importance of public health in all our lives. Explore Public Health Resarch Day posters, listen to the Humans in Public Health podcast series, and watch recordings of events with alumni and honored guests!

Innovative virtual course helps leaders tackle pandemic challenges in real time

Brown physician-scholars Dr. Ashish Jha and Dr. Megan Ranney led a virtual course that featured national health and medicine experts and offered lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic while there’s still time to learn from them.

Betty Marcus Women’s Health Endowment Fund Award

The Betty Marcus Women’s Health Endowment Fund Awards are presented annually to health care providers affiliated with The Miriam Hospital who epitomize excellence in community service, research, and/or clinical service for women. This year, the Award recognizes two RI women who have advanced women's health through their own research and practice, and through their mentorship of other young women.

Congratulations to the 2021 Nora Kahn Piore Award Winners

The Nora Kahn Piore Award was established in recognition of the lifetime work of health policy expert, Nora Kahn Piore. These awards are made annually to support undergraduate, graduate, and medical students undertaking research in health services, with a focus on health status and access to health care by poor and underserved populations. Congratulations to this year's awardees!

National Public Health Week events at Brown will be truly national this year

In pivoting to an all-virtual event, Brown’s School of Public Health will offer opportunities for interaction on key public health issues, including a podcast series and topical discussions, to listeners everywhere.

Deaths from COVID-19 have progressively declined at nursing homes, researchers find

A study published in Health Affairs helps close the information gap between mortality rates in nursing homes and those in the U.S. population at large.

In front of Congress, Dr. Ashish Jha stresses a global approach to ending COVID-19 pandemic

The dean of Brown’s School of Public Health advised members of the U.S. Committee on Foreign Affairs on strategies to end this global health emergency and prepare for the next.

As public health dominates public conversation, Brown receives record number of MPH applications

The number of applications for Brown’s master of public health program is more than double that of last year, with the largest increases coming from people of color.

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