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.
After more than a decade at Brown, Akilah Dulin, associate professor of behavioral and social sciences, has accepted the role of chair of the Department of Social, Behavioral and Population Sciences at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Megan Ranney MD, MPH’10, an innovative public health leader, educator, physician and a leading voice on urgent health issues, will depart Brown after two decades to serve as the dean of Yale’s public health school.
With over $3.5M in support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Brown investigators hope to identify best practices for navigating Medicaid policies and ultimately improve patient and population health.
Brown’s Information Futures Lab fellowship program provides dedicated practitioners with the resources, time, and support to develop and test pilot projects that address information disorders and digital literacy.
In the age of pandemics and misinformation, questions of how and when public health researchers should communicate their findings and influence public policy, grow in importance. One group at the School of Public Health has found new ways to translate public health research into action.
Megan Hall MPH’15 is a storyteller who specializes in translating complex ideas into language everyone can understand. We talked to her recently about podcasting, and why the medium is such a powerful tool for social change.
There have been anti-vaccine movements for as long as there have been vaccines, but our current information ecosystem leaves all of us vulnerable to misinformation. Brown’s Information Futures Lab aims to arm public health students and practitioners with next generation communication tools to meet the growing information crisis and its public health impacts.
No obstacle is a match for MPH student Kerri Connolly. As deputy director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute, she works tirelessly to improve food access for families. As a Brown MPH student, she works to acquire the skills she’ll need to achieve her food-system busting goals.
To empower more people to meet the global health challenges of our time, the Brown University School of Public Health reimagined its generalist Master of Public Health degree as a 100% online Master of Public Health program. The online MPH is designed for working professionals worldwide with at least two years of professional experience.
After more than 25 years of service to Brown University, Patrick Vivier MD, Ph.D. has brought his talents to Tufts where he is professor of public health and community medicine in the Tufts University School of Medicine.
When Dean Ashish Jha left Brown for a temporary assignment as the White House coronavirus response coordinator in March of 2022, Ronald Aubert Ph.D. was appointed interim dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.