Attendees at the 2018 China Heart Congress

Professor Simin Liu honored at the 2018 China Heart Congress

At the 2018 China Heart Congress (CHC), where over 10,000 cardiovascular disease researchers from around the world gather, Dr. Simin Liu, Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine, and Surgery and Director of the Center for Global Cardiometabolic Health, was awarded an Honorary Adjunct Professorship at the Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Study finds Medicare Advantage rankings penalize plans serving disadvantaged populations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — New research from Brown University suggests that federal rankings of Medicare Advantage plans may unfairly penalize those that enroll a disproportionate number of non-white, poor and rural Americans.

(right to left) Chanee Fabius, Amit Kumar, Margot Schwartz, Shekinah Fashaw

2018 Academy Health Interest Group Award Recipients

The Academy Health Annual Research Meeting is the gathering place for individuals leading the charge to transform delivery systems and health care in a rapidly changing landscape. Over the course of the three-day conference, more than 2,500 individual attendees work together to share and strengthen the evidence needed to inform the decisions that affect the health of individuals and communities.

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School of Public Health distributes $100,000 in loan forgiveness funds

The Brown University School of Public Health will distribute $100,000 in loan forgiveness funds from the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation to 20 public health Master's alumni engaged in work that improves the health of underserved populations. Congratulations to all of the recipients!

Kaitlyn Camacho-Orona, Huy Nguyen, and Lydia Haile

Brown Undergraduates Named Milken Institute Future Health Leaders

The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank working to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs, and improve health. According to the Institute, “We are strong believers that the only way to solve today’s most pressing public health challenges is by bringing prevention to the forefront, engaging unlikely partners, and collaborating to create and implement actionable solutions that are tailored to community needs.”

Peter Monti

Peter Monti Wins 10th Annual NIAAA Jack Mendelson Award

Each year, the award’s recipient is selected by NIAAA staff scientists and awarded to “an outstanding alcohol investigator whose clinical research makes a substantial contribution toward increasing our understanding of the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.”

Commencement 2018

“The Importance of Public Health

Members of the audience at the 2018 Public Health Commencement Ceremony have supported their children, grandchildren, wives, friends, and family members for years as they worked toward this graduation, but many probably still weren’t sure. What is the importance of public health?

2019 Undergraduate Excellence Awards

Every year at Commencement, the School of Public Health honors outstanding undergraduate public health concentrators with the presentation of Student Excellence Awards. Meet the 2019 awardees! 

2018 Graduate Impact Awards

Every year at Commencement, the School of Public Health honors outstanding graduate public health students with the presentation of Graduate Impact Awards. Meet the 2018 awardees! 

Nora Kahn Piore

Congratulations to the 2018 Nora Kahn Piore Award Recipients

The Nora Kahn Piore award was established in recognition of the lifetime work of health policy expert, Nora Kahn Piore through the generosity of Margot Piore Onek, MD ’64, P’91 and Joseph N. Onek.  These 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. Congratulations to this year's awardees!