Study documents range of challenging meditation experiences

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Meditation is increasingly being marketed as a treatment for conditions such as pain, depression, stress and addiction, and while many people achieve therapeutic goals, other meditators encounter a much broader range of experiences — sometimes distressing and even impairing ones — along the way. READ MORE

(Distributed June 2, 2017)

2017 Graduate Awards

 (l to r) Xiaochen Lin, Holly Boyle, Cat Nwachukwu, and Andriy Chybisov 

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 School of Public Health Graduate Programs Impact Awards! 

Public Health Impact Awards, Master’s:  

(Distributed May 31, 2017)

2017 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 School of Public Health Undergraduate Programs Impact Awards!

Many Brown Public Health concentrators arrive at Brown intending to pursue pre-med. Then they take Introduction to Public Health, or Health Care in the United States. These popular courses often help students realize that health and healthcare can be studied from multiple perspectives.

(Distributed May 31, 2017)

Personalized Music May Help Nursing Home Residents with Dementia

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Across the country, nursing home employees and families are trying personalized music playlists to help seniors cope with the disorienting, anxious experience of living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Now they can look to the results of the first national study to compare key outcomes in homes that implemented an individualized music program called MUSIC & MEMORY with similar homes that did not adopt the program.

(Distributed May 10, 2017)
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