The Nora Kahn Piore awards are made annually to support undergraduate, graduate, and medical students undertaking research in health services, with a focus on health status and access to health care by poor and underserved people. In 2019, $17,000 will be distributed to eight students.
A series of new studies by researchers at Brown University examines how teenagers in the United States and South Africa work through the challenges of romantic and sexual relationships, in the hope that the findings will inform new, targeted educational programs and interventions to prevent sexual violence among teenagers locally and globally.
The School of Public Health celebrated National Public Health Week 2019 by bringing together the campus community and our local community members and partners to celebrate public health and to highlight key health issues. The School hosted wellness activities throughout the week including yoga sessions, healthy snacks, and sessions by Wellness to Go on food psychology and the benefits of resistance bands.
A new national study found that brain imaging to detect Alzheimer’s-related plaques affected clinical diagnosis and management of patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The findings are a step toward understanding how imaging results ultimately affect patient outcomes.
US News & World Report’s 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools ranks the Brown University School of Public Health 17th out of the 177 eligible schools and programs of public health in the United States. This is the School’s first year being ranked by US News since achieving full accreditation as a School of Public Health in 2016.
Trending Globally is a regular podcast from The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs featuring insight on today's critical global challenges. On this episode of Trending Globally: a deep dive into the opioid crisis with Associate Professor of Epidemiology Brandon Marshall.