Dr. Francesca Beaudoin, an epidemiologist at the Brown University School of Public Health, joined federal and state elected officials to stress the need for a collaborative response to the country’s opioid drug epidemic.
Jha has served for 14 months as White House COVID-19 response coordinator and will resume leadership of the School of Public Health on July 1 with a focus on transforming public health education, research and practice.
A new study highlights an unintended consequence of interventions to combat the country’s illicit opioid epidemic, emphasizing the need to include harm reduction strategies as part of a comprehensive response.
Researchers from Brown and Rhode Island Hospital are working with Rhode Island community members to understand how apps, monitors and other emerging technologies can help prevent opioid overdose deaths.
A Brown-led research team compared boil water alerts and unexcused absence rates in Jackson’s public schools to show the wide-ranging negative effects of water contamination on children’s health.
A Brown-led research team used a computer simulation to show that compared to usual care, four dementia-care interventions saved up to $13,000 in costs, reduced nursing home admissions and improved quality of life.
Dr. Michael Silverstein, director of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute, will help lead a national task force working to improve health nationwide by making recommendations about clinical preventive services.
An innovative public health leader, educator, physician who serves as a leading voice on urgent health and medicine issues, Ranney will depart Brown after two decades to serve as dean of Yale’s public health school.
As deadly synthetic opioids poison communities nationwide, U.S. Senator Jack Reed joined state and law enforcement officials, and researchers at Brown’s School of Public Health, to discuss a coordinated response.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that pharmacies can offer a safe and accessible treatment starting point for patients with opioid use disorder and keep them better engaged than usual care with a physician.
By reporting noise levels across the city, Brown's Community Noise Lab is aiding local community members who are working to build awareness, action on the public health consequences of excessive noise exposure.
The new agreement will create a unified, streamlined approach to administering health and medical research, positioning physicians and scientists to conduct more research to benefit patients and populations.
Brown University was celebrated as a key partner and life sciences leader by state, federal officials during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new public health lab building, which will also house University and commercial lab space.
The deputy dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health and professor of emergency medicine received the honor in recognition of her work as a public health leader, communicator and innovative problem-solver.
Architects from Deborah Berke Partners and Ballinger will work together with Brown leaders and key stakeholders to design a hub for scientific collaboration and discovery in Providence’s Jewelry District.
A transfer student from Bronx Community College, Elhadj Barry is drawing on a lifelong love of learning as he explores Brown’s Open Curriculum with the goal of impacting health care infrastructure in Guinea, where he was born.
As communities confront the persistent presence of chemical pollutants, Joseph Braun, an associate professor of epidemiology, discusses new research findings and what individuals can do to decrease their exposure.
A partnership with local harm reduction organizations and Rhode Island Hospital’s toxicology lab aims to decrease overdose deaths by revealing the amount of fentanyl and other unknown substances in the local drug supply.
Research led by staff from Brown’s Policy Lab found that perceptions of others’ behavior predict intentions to get vaccinated, raising implications and questions around public health policy and intervention strategies.
The Brown Corporation authorized a process to select an architect and launch a full programming phase for the building, a critical step in a long-held vision to create new laboratory space for cutting-edge life sciences research.
Eight teams vied for $25,000 in seed funds and invaluable mentorship at the first-ever Digital Health Pitch Competition hosted by the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health and Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.
Mira Nikolova and Abdullah Shihipar, who respectively earned a Ph.D. and master’s from Brown in 2020, will return to campus to address their fellow alumni during a dedicated Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 28.
In ‘The Mindful College Student,’ Eric Loucks, director of Brown’s Mindfulness Center, teaches essential mindfulness skills to help young adults flourish during this transition period and throughout their lifetime.