Students doing research

Brown researchers aim to save lives by testing illicit drugs for secret, often-deadly ingredients

A partnership with local harm reduction organizations and Rhode Island Hospital’s toxicology lab aims to decrease overdose deaths by revealing the amount of fentanyl and other unknown substances in the local drug supply.

Disability compensation among Vietnam-era veterans associated with declines in hospitalizations

A new study by researchers at Brown University and the Providence V.A. Medical Center shows that disability compensation payments have a positive impact on veterans’ health.

School of Public Health launches new lab to combat misinformation, data deficits, outdated communication practices — and to catalyze innovation

The SPH Information Futures Lab will drive collaborative research, make emerging evidence accessible, and empower practitioners to design, pilot, and evaluate creative solutions.

Higher fish consumption associated with increased melanoma risk, study suggests

A new analysis from a Brown University team shows a connection between eating fish and developing skin cancer, and the researchers say bio-contaminants like mercury are a likely cause.

New Collaboration Aims to Address Menstrual Hygiene in Under-Resourced Settings

Together with Biomass Controls PBC, a Brown research team will work to develop an acceptable, desirable, and accessible technology for menstrual hygiene and health in Sub-Saharan Africa.


National Security Council and White House Pandemic Preparedness Leader to Join Brown School of Public Health

Beth Cameron, Ph.D., former NSC senior director for global health security and biodefense, will assume new role on the School’s Pandemic Preparedness and Response Leadership team.

Keohane with Amal Trivedi, Kali Thomas,  Vincent Mor

Laura Keohane Ph.D. ’16 Named 2022 Alumni Impact Awardee

Laura Keohane, assistant professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is recognized with the 2022 SPH  Alumni Impact Award for “her stunning trajectory and increasing impact in research and policy related to aging.”

At the Brown School of Public Health: Dynamic Change to Expand Impact

New leaders bring global, national expertise and innovation on pandemic response, health systems, and implementation science.