Results from this year’s R.I. Life Index survey, a partnership between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Brown University School of Public Health, revealed sobering information about local quality of life.
Dr. Francesca Beaudoin was the first physician in the nation to serve patients in a mobile drug recovery unit. The van, an innovative public health intervention on wheels, delivers services to individuals suffering from substance use disorder in Rhode Island’s underserved communities.
Over his 50 years at Brown University, Professor Peter M. Monti has not only been witness to a sea change in our understanding of addictive disorders, but has contributed to that understanding with his research and leadership. At the School of Public Health’s 10th anniversary, he reflects on the decades of work defining Brown’s public health legacy.
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.