President Biden appoints Dr. Ashish K. Jha to White House role to lead nation’s COVID-19 response

The dean of the School of Public Health, a globally recognized expert on pandemic preparedness and response, will take leave for a temporary assignment to serve in the critical federal government role.

‘Redlining never really went away’: Black Rhode Islanders still face racism when buying a home

While 62 percent of all Rhode Islanders owned a home in 2019, only 34 percent of Black Rhode Islanders did, according to a newly published report led by Professor Akilah Dulin.

Powered by students, focused on patients—assisting Rhode Islanders through Connect for Health

As volunteers with Lifespan’s Connect for Health program, dozens of Brown students each year link patients in need with available resources, with the ultimate goal of improving physical health and well-being.

COVID-19 has taken heavy toll on health workers and systems, Brown physician-scientist tells Congress

Dr. Megan Ranney, a practicing emergency physician and academic dean of the School of Public Health, told a U.S. House committee that the nation can learn from the past to build stronger, more viable health care systems.

Suspending syringe services programs will result in an increase of HIV infections, study finds

Using a simulation modeling approach, Brown researchers led by Professor Brandon Marshall, estimate that closing syringe services programs, even for one year, will cause cases of HIV to rise.

Brown launches online-only master’s degree in public health

An innovative new version of Brown’s MPH program, delivered exclusively online, will expand access to top public health education for learners nationally and around the world.

At community health clinic in Providence, improving access and care for LGBTQ+ patients

Founded by Brown faculty members Amy Nunn and Dr. Philip Chan, Open Door Health is lowering barriers to health care by providing culturally congruent LGBTQ+-focused care.

Brown Undergraduate Journal of Public Health Releases Inaugural Issue

The Brown Undergraduate Journal of Public Health has released its inaugural issue, featuring 11 original articles by Brown undergraduates relevant to the field of public health.