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Richard Longabaugh

The Richard and Diane Longabaugh Trainee Research Development Fund

Even if you are very familiar with the work of the School of Public Health’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS), you might not be aware of the founding influence and continuing support of Richard Longabaugh, EdD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research).

Anuoluwapo Osideko

Anuoluwapo Osideko MPH'17 to address the 2017 Master’s Commencement Ceremony

Anuoluwapo Osideko, a public health student, and Alexandria Volkening, an applied mathematics student, will address their peers at the Graduate School’s master’s and doctoral ceremonies, respectively.

Receipts of Brown Research Achievement Awards

Brown honors scholars with inaugural Research Achievement Awards

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Six Brown faculty members were honored on Wednesday, April 19, with inaugural Brown Research Achievement Awards, presented by the University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).

Winners of the 2017 Public Health Research Day

Public Health Research Day 2017

Sayles Hall was filled with 80 public health posters on Thursday, April 13th – the most presentations during Public Health Research Day ever! The researchers responsible were on hand, answering the questions of judges, colleagues, and friends. After the public viewing, the Dean of the School of Public Health, presented awards for the best posters.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT POSTERS:

Madeline Pesec

Med student and public health alum, Madeline Pesec, on the success of Costa Rica's primary health care system

To lead a new paper in Health Affairs that describes the exceptional success of Costa Rica’s approach to primary care, student Madeline Pesec combined her own initiative and talent with Brown’s unique academic programs and alumni network.

Joseph W. Hogan (left) and Joseph M. Braun (right)

Public health faculty members awarded named professorships

The Brown University Corporation has appointed two Public Health faculty members to named professorships:

Damaris Rohsenow

CAAS faculty member endows pilot project program

A new funding mechanism has been established in the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) through the generosity of long-time faculty member Damaris Rohsenow, PhD. The Damaris J. Rohsenow Endowed Pilot Project Program is designed to ensure a steady stream of funding for pilot projects at the Center in coming years, regardless of economic difficulties in other sources of such funding.

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