Brown University's annual Research Seed Awards help faculty advance research proposals by supporting the generation of preliminary data and the pursuit of new directions or collaborations in research. Three teams of public health faculty have received these competitive awards in 2020
Many Medicaid enrollees with HIV do not reinitiate ART after discontinuing their treatment, according to a new study by Tingting Zhang, PhD, assistant professor of health services, policy and practice.
The results of a study by a team of Brown University researchers that found an adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine was more effective than a standard non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in reducing the risk of flu- and pneumonia-related hospitalization in patients 65-years-of-age and older were presented at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Clinical Vaccinology Course in Washington, D.C..
Eighty percent of drivers’ license suspensions are due to non-driving events, such as failure (or inability) to pay a fine. At the same time, 3.6 million Americans miss or delay healthcare each year because of transportation barriers. In a new editorial published by the American Journal of Public Health, Professor Nina Joyce and colleagues argue that more research is needed to understand the impact of a suspended license on access to health care.
Jennifer Tidey, Ph.D., Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior has been appointed as the Interim Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health effective January 1, 2020.
What if we could recognize signs of developmental disorders much earlier, saving parents years of confusion and worry and helping address challenges sooner? At Brown University’sHassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute, we’re studying “biomarkers” that have the potential to identify a child’s risk for autism and other developmental disorders well before more obvious symptoms are apparent.
With opioid drug overdose deaths skyrocketing in recent decades, researchers are confronting the epidemic in multiple ways. Two new five-year grants from the National Institutes of Health, totaling $6.8 million, will expand those efforts.