New federal grants totaling $1.4 million are supporting a partnership between Brown, Progreso Latino, the Rhode Island Quality Institute and others to address barriers to testing and vaccination among high-risk populations.
Substantially fewer patients initiated treatment for kidney failure in the beginning of the pandemic, a new study found, with Black patients in particular initiating treatment at significantly worse levels of kidney function.
A new study found that people with lower incomes and who experienced multiple COVID-related stressors were more likely to feel the toll of the pandemic, as socioeconomic inequities in mental health continue to widen.
A study that looked at 10-year outcomes of the Initiative to Maximize Student Development showed that it increased diversity within academic programs and prepared underrepresented students for successful careers in STEM.
Launched five years ago with an ambitious vision, the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute is bringing together researchers, physicians, students and community partners to transform children’s health in Rhode Island and beyond.
A long-term study of mothers and babies, run by the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute, engages Rhode Island families in research that has the ability to make an outsize impact on children’s health.
For two decades, the Nonviolence Institute has been an instrumental force in preventing violence and providing support to victims in Rhode Island; the joint contribution will support its work amid a surge in gun violence.
A $1.4 million federal grant will enable the research team to add customer data from Walgreens, doubling the scope of the largest monitoring system of safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly people.
At the University’s Commencement 2021 celebration, the Brown faculty presented their peers Vincent Mor and Julie Strandberg with Rosenberger Medals of Honor, awarded just 33 times in more than a century.
As part of a virtual celebration for the School of Public Health’s soon-to-be Class of 2021 graduates, Dr. Vivek Murthy drew on his experience as a public health leader to offer advice for the challenges ahead.
Brown physician-scholars Dr. Ashish Jha and Dr. Megan Ranney led a virtual course that featured national health and medicine experts and offered lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic while there’s still time to learn from them.
In pivoting to an all-virtual event, Brown’s School of Public Health will offer opportunities for interaction on key public health issues, including a podcast series and topical discussions, to listeners everywhere.
When the pandemic paused some lab-based work, Brown scholars quickly pivoted to COVID-19 research, generating new studies in respected journals, funding for new pursuits, and new collaborations with a wide range of partners.
In reviewing the mistakes and successes of vaccination efforts, the dean of Brown’s School of Public Health of advised members of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on how to improve vaccine distribution in the months ahead.
Lifespan and Care New England signed a definitive agreement to merge and create, with Brown and its Warren Alpert Medical School, an integrated academic health system, together for a healthier Rhode Island — Brown invests $125 million in support.
Scholars from Brown and its School of Public Health take stock of what went wrong during the pandemic, what went right, and what needs to change so the nation is better prepared for the next health crisis.
The Brown University School of Public Health, Harvard Global Health Institute and the Rockefeller Foundation launched a toolkit to help health officials, community organizations convey the importance of asymptomatic testing.
A prominent global voice on COVID-19 and the new dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, Dr. Jha weighs in on lessons from the pandemic and how educators can best train future leaders in health and medicine.
In “Decoding Disparities,” presented by Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical School and School of Public Health, experts will discuss adverse impacts on the health of Black and Indigenous individuals and people of color in America.
Using insurance claim data from five states, a team of researchers led by Brown University physician-scholar Megan Ranney found that health care costs skyrocket in the six months after a firearm injury.
An outgrowth of the Joint Program in Cancer Biology established by Brown and Lifespan, the center will focus efforts on world-class research, developing new therapeutics and addressing patients’ unique needs.
In a virtual forum hosted by the Brown University School of Public Health, Dr. Fauci joined incoming dean Dr. Ashish K. Jha to address the challenges and responsibilities as public health leaders work to limit COVID-19’s spread.
In a virtual discussion, economist Emily Oster and public health expert Dr. Ashish Jha agreed that embracing imperfect but effective methods, including testing and contact tracing, can keep Americans safe as the country reopens.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, one of the world's leading infectious disease physicians, will join incoming Brown School of Public Health dean Dr. Ashish K. Jha for a publicly accessible, live-streamed event on Aug. 7.
The grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will fund the center, based at Brown’s School of Public Health, as researchers work to reduce the impact of alcohol misuse on the HIV epidemic.
A new Health Equity Scholars fellowship program from Brown’s School of Public Health and Tougaloo College is aimed at expanding diversity among public health leaders and addressing racism as a public health problem.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, new research finds that past stressors and traumatic events increase vulnerability to mental illnesses, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD).