To lead a new paper in Health Affairs that describes the exceptional success of Costa Rica’s approach to primary care, student Madeline Pesec combined her own initiative and talent with Brown’s unique academic programs and alumni network.
A new funding mechanism has been established in the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) through the generosity of long-time faculty member Damaris Rohsenow, PhD. The Damaris J. Rohsenow Endowed Pilot Project Program is designed to ensure a steady stream of funding for pilot projects at the Center in coming years, regardless of economic difficulties in other sources of such funding.
Brown’s 8-week immersive summer program, Breakthrough Lab, enables students to pursue their creative and entrepreneurial passions. 38 students participated in this summer’s B-Lab, researching, experimenting, and modifying their ventures, all with the support of sector specific mentors. The fruits of their intensive experience were presented to friends, faculty, and those dedicated mentors at the Granoff Center on July 28th. Three of the B-Lab venture teams included public health students.