Brown, Lifespan, Care New England sign agreement to align research operations

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.

APHA booth

APHA 2022: Celebrating 150 Years of Public Health

The Brown School of Public Health community gathered in Boston for the American Public Health Association’s annual conference and anniversary celebration.

At overdose events, arrests by police and combative behavior are rare, study finds

An analysis of police reports in one Rhode Island city found few overdose situations involve safety concerns that required the presence of law enforcement.

Sun sets behind prison

Extreme temperatures take deadly toll on people in Texas prisons, study finds

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.

Summit at Brown encourages health, medical careers for kids from underrepresented groups

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.

Andrew Ryan

Medicare’s Goldilocks Problem

An Interview with Health Services, Policy and Practice Professor Andrew Ryan examining the efficacy of a bundled payments program from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Students and posters

From the Classroom to the Community: Showcasing Student Achievement

Second-year Brown MPH students showcase their research posters, highlighting their Applied Public Health Experience (APHE) work.

Rhode Island dignitaries with shovels

Major public-private life sciences development breaks ground in Providence’s Jewelry District

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.