The award is made annually to support undergraduate, graduate, and medical students undertaking research in health services, with a focus on health status and access to health care by poor and underserved populations.
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.
A poster conference during National Public Health Week offered Brown public health students the opportunity to discuss the significance of their research to the community — and to their own educational experience.
At least 145 hours of applied public health learning experience are required for the Brown MPH. These practical projects—tailored to advance each student’s unique skills, interests, and passions— provide invaluable hands-on experience, across the State of Rhode Island and across the world, while serving local and global partners engaged in critical frontline public health work.
Making the most of opportunities for entrepreneurship support at Brown, four undergraduates combined their distinctive skills, talents and experiences to change how health care is provided to vulnerable patients.
A group of Brown undergraduates, supported by the School of Public Health, has formed the Brown Undergraduate Journal of Public Health, which aims to publish original work by Brown undergraduates relevant to public health
Enyonam Odoom, MPH '21, specializing in the generalist track, shares her journey of choosing public health as her career path due to her passion for helping others, discovering her affinity for research and the numerous possibilities the field offers, and her belief that public health is the optimal way to make a meaningful impact in improving people's health and well-being.