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!
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.
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.