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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.

Conversations on COVID: Breaking the anxiety cycle

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.

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School of Public Health Experts on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Local, national, and international news media have been calling on experts from the School of Public Health to speak on topics related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dr. Jud Brewer: A Brain Hack to Break the Coronavirus Anxiety Cycle

Professor Judson Brewer of the Brown Mindfulness Center, writing in the New York Times, explains why we have anxiety, and offers a way to minimize it.

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National Public Health Week update

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.

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