School of Public Health takes Research Day online

With students studying remotely as a result of COVID-19, Brown’s School of Public Health created a platform for students to share their poster presentations online.

Mindfulness app may help address physician anxiety, burnout

Many physicians live with significant anxiety — now more than ever — but a new study led by Professor Jud Brewer suggests that app-based mindfulness training can help.

Researchers use 21st century genomics to estimate Samoan population dynamics over 3,000 years

A new study estimating the size of the Samoan population using contemporary genomic data found that the founding population remained low for the first 1,500 years of human settlement, contributing to understanding the evolutionary context of the recent rise in obesity and related diseases.

Peter Monti Honored with Brown University Distinguished Research Achievement Award

Each year, the Research Achievement Awards recognize the research and scholarship of both longtime and early-career faculty members from a wide array of academic disciplines.

Public Health Research Day, back in normal times

Public Health Research Day Moves Online!

Public Health Research Day, our annual showcase of scientific posters by students and trainees, has been held at Brown for over two decades. Despite our disappointment at not being able to convene in person this year, we are excited to move Public Health Research Day online!

Letter from President Paxson: Brown’s commitment to Providence and Rhode Island

New food security and research funding initiatives will augment the many ways in which Brown students, faculty and staff are already supporting the University’s home city and state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brown donates lab supplies and protective equipment in COVID fight

An effort by Brown faculty and staff gathered more than 4,000 N95 masks, a critical component in COVID-19 testing and other supplies for donation to Rhode Island health care providers and agencies.

The Impact of COVID-19’s Closure of Meal Sites on Older Adults

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.