Joseph Braun, RN, MSPH, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Epidemiology, has been appointed the Director of the Center for Environmental Health and Technology (CEHT) in the School of Public Health effective January 1, 2020.
Jennifer Tidey, Ph.D., Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior has been appointed as the Interim Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health effective January 1, 2020.
What if we could recognize signs of developmental disorders much earlier, saving parents years of confusion and worry and helping address challenges sooner? At Brown University’sHassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute, we’re studying “biomarkers” that have the potential to identify a child’s risk for autism and other developmental disorders well before more obvious symptoms are apparent.
With opioid drug overdose deaths skyrocketing in recent decades, researchers are confronting the epidemic in multiple ways. Two new five-year grants from the National Institutes of Health, totaling $6.8 million, will expand those efforts.