We know that older adults are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19, but, writes Professor Kali Thomas and graduate student Emma Tucher, we cannot forget the epidemic’s effects on their basic needs.
Q&A with Dr. Jud Brewer, director of research and innovation at Brown’s Mindfulness Center, who explains how practicing mindfulness can curb the spread of coronavirus anxiety in individuals’ personal lives and social circles.
In accordance with Brown University’s COVID-19 policy, and in an abundance of caution, the School of Public Health has scaled back National Public Health Week activities considerably. Individual events will be updated below as soon as details become available. These changes are disappointing, but we must prioritize the health and safety of the entire Brown community. Thank you for your understanding.
“As a young gay man myself, I feel like it’s my responsibility to help other HIV-negative gay men stay negative and help gay men living with HIV to live the longest and healthiest lives they can and I firmly believe that we cannot end the HIV epidemic in the United States without ending it for those who are most vulnerable,” says Goedel.
Dr. Josiah Rich, an addiction specialist and Brown professor, contributed to a report by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine on how to integrate care for the intertwined epidemics of opioid use and infectious disease.
Brown University's annual Research Seed Awards help faculty advance research proposals by supporting the generation of preliminary data and the pursuit of new directions or collaborations in research. Three teams of public health faculty have received these competitive awards in 2020