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96 new graduate students have begun their public health journey at Brown University!

96 new graduate students have begun their public health journey at Brown University! The School of Public Health welcomed them with orientation activities designed to help them find their bearings—in the School, and in their new home state. Students were welcomed by Dean Fox Wetle, who explained the School’s three-pronged mission of Education, Research, and Service. She encouraged students to take advantage of all the resources available to them and to seek out opportunities for community service.

(Distributed September 12, 2017)

Simulation shows the high cost of dementia, especially for families

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A new simulation of how the costs and the course of the dementia epidemic affect U.S. families finds that neurodegenerative conditions can more than double the health care expenditures of aging and that the vast majority of that financial burden remains with families rather than government insurance programs. READ MORE

(Distributed August 17, 2017)
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