In celebration of Brown SPH's 10th Anniversary, we're featuring an alum on the 10th of each month who is advancing public health right here in Rhode Island. Allegra Scharff, a 2017 Brown MPH graduate, is Chief of Healthcare Equity at the RI Department of Health, where she leads community health, education and DEI initiatives. We asked Allegra how her Brown experience has shape her public health career.
COVID cases are on the rise and this week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that anyone who is six months or older get the new COVID-19 vaccines. Health reporter Lynn Arditi talked about the new vaccines with Doctor Ashish Jha, former White House COVID advisor and current dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health.
Through a balanced emphasis on research and hands-on practice, our master’s programs equip public health scholars with the skills to drive policy change and make a positive impact on the well-being of communities, both locally and globally.
Brown's Accelerated MPH for Clinicians is a fast-paced, in-person program designed to deliver an academically rigorous and comprehensive public health education to professionals with prior medical or clinical health care education.
We educate students to become statisticians trained to work in modern data science environments with expertise in theory and methods of statistical inference and modeling, knowledge and experience with tools of data science, and a well-developed skill set in computer programming, strong communication skills and experience working collaboratively.
The Brown University School of Public Health’s rigorous doctoral training involves active partnerships with faculty mentors and the execution of innovative research. Full funding is guaranteed, including tuition, healthcare and stipend, for up to five years of graduate study.
This doctoral program offers training in research methods to advance knowledge of issues central to the improvement of population health by focusing on organizational characteristics of health care delivery systems, providers and economic forces that shape consumer and provider behavior, as well as the policy environment in which these relationships exist.
This program provides the training necessary to carry out independent research in theory, methodology and application of statistics to important problems in biomedical research, including research biology, public health and clinical medicine.
Offered by the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, his degree program allows students to learn to employ behavioral and social science theory and methods to understand and address contemporary health problems.
Emphasizing a learning-by-doing approach, this rigorous program offers highly-qualified applicants the opportunity to gain training in public health and public policy to prepare them to address critical health policy issues in the United States and throughout the world.
Home to four academic departments and a growing number of cutting-edge research centers, Brown's School of Public Health has earned its place among the top 10 recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
With hundreds of annual peer-reviewed publications and a robust portfolio of federal grants, our researchers contribute invaluable knowledge to the scientific community, influencing policies and practices that shape public health.
Our People, Place & Health Collective works directly and collaboratively with members of the community, advocates, and policymakers to conduct substance use research that pairs rigorous epidemiological methods with broad, accessible communication.