Brown School students receive CEESP fellowships from CUNY School of Medicine
Two Brown School students have been awarded the prestigious Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations fellowship from the City University of New York School of Medicine.
Reis hosts Lancet meeting on climate change, health
Rodrigo Reis, a professor of public health and interim co-dean of the Brown School, recently led a three-day writing retreat for public health scholars as part of The Lancet series on physical activity and public health.
WashU research spurs changes to global guidelines for feeding malnourished kids
Results of a major clinical trial in Africa led by Mark Manary, MD, at Washington University School of Medicine, have prompted a change in global guidelines for therapeutic food.
Prevention of intimate partner violence in humanitarian settings requires multipronged approach
Intimate partner violence is pervasive in humanitarian settings and its impacts are far-reaching, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Vaccines’ real-world effectiveness studied with $12.5M grant from CDC
A new grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will support research at the School of Medicine to investigate the real-world effectiveness of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines.
Precision insights can be found in wastewater
Fangqiong Ling at the McKelvey School of Engineering and Likai Chen in Arts & Sciences developed a machine learning model that uses the assortment of microbes found in wastewater to tease out how many individual people they represent. Their study was published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Researchers awarded $1.2M to study depression among youth with HIV in Uganda
Proscovia Nabunya, at the Brown School; and Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, at the School of Medicine, have received a five-year $1.2 million research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to address depression among youth living with HIV in Uganda.
Study considers social determinants of health
Patients with social needs had a higher number of hospitalizations, obesity, prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes, finds a new study from the Brown School on the social determinants of health.
Vetta Sanders Thompson: improving the health of African Americans
The Brown School’s Vetta Sanders Thompson has spent much of her career focused on racial identity, diversity and health.
Offering hope — and a way forward
Fred Ssewamala and his research team here and in Uganda are creating and implementing poverty alleviation and public health interventions that are making a huge difference in the lives of children, families and communities in the African country.