Behind the Lectern

Every month of our 10 Year Anniversary celebration, "Behind the Lectern" featured an interview with a pioneering SPH faculty member, showcasing the breadth and depth of public health research being conducted at Brown: from the 1970s to today.

Faculty Profiles

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Behind the Lectern: Joseph Hogan

In his nearly thirty years at Brown University, Professor Joseph Hogan has witnessed not just a revolution in the fields of biostatistics and HIV research, but a transformation at Brown. In this interview, he traces the young history of biostats at the University and explains how the field helps researchers deliver results that are rigorous and reproducible.
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Behind the Lectern: Malabika Sarker

An internationally-known public health expert, Professor Malabika Sarker advocates for vulnerable populations around the world. We talked to her about implementation science, the importance of community and advocacy, and why she thinks the School of Public Health is ready to tackle the public health problems of the 21st century.
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Behind the Lectern: Jennifer Nuzzo

An expert on global health security, public health preparedness and response, and health systems resilience, Jennifer Nuzzo DrPH, is professor of epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health where she directs the Pandemic Center. We spoke to her about pandemic proofing the future, and how Brown is uniquely positioned to make impact in the field.
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Behind the Lectern: Vincent Mor

Over his 40 years at Brown, Professor Vincent Mor has worked tirelessly to change the way we care for older adults and people with dementia. He has also fundamentally changed Brown University itself, by first envisioning and then helping to found its School of Public Health.
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Behind the Lectern: Erica Walker

As founder and leader of the Community Noise Lab, Professor Erica Walker develops practical tools to help people advocate for healthier neighborhoods, and explores how social disparities and environmental exposures harm communities.
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Behind the Lectern: Peter Monti

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.