Climate & Health Seminar Series focuses on the connection between a warming planet and public health, with a call for a concerted, interdisciplinary effort across universities, hospitals and governments.
The new agreement will create a unified, streamlined approach to administering health and medical research, positioning physicians and scientists to conduct more research to benefit patients and populations.
A research team led by recent epidemiology Ph.D. Julie Skarha, with professors David Dosa, Josiah Rich and David Savitz, found higher death rates among people in prisons without air conditioning compared to those in climate-controlled institutions.
Children and families convened with students, faculty and professionals at the Black Men in White Coats youth summit, focused on encouraging careers and strengthening the future of health and medicine in Rhode Island.
Brown University was celebrated as a key partner and life sciences leader by state, federal officials during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new public health lab building, which will also house University and commercial lab space.