Responding to complex health inequities in communities requires collaborative partnerships, according to a study from the Brown School.
Fred Ssewamala, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, and Byron Powell, co-director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research, both at the Brown School, have won a five-year $3.5 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH, for a new study in Uganda.
Brown School students Kate Gershwin and Will Hutson have been named to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health “This is Public Health” ambassador cohort.
A new study by researchers at the Prevention Research Center and colleagues surveyed public health departments in the U.S. to understand current health equity-related work practices and identify ways to bolster equity-focused work in chronic disease prevention and control efforts.
Virginia McKay, a research assistant professor at the Brown School, is leading a $3.5 million project to test whether an effort to improve cancer treatment for children in Latin America is sustainable over the long term.
Artificial intelligence can turn from a mere tool into a full-fledged partner in the research process. A new book from a faculty member at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis serves as a guide to the future of research.
Katie Westby, a vector and disease ecologist at Tyson Research Center, applies a strong DEET repellant and wears treated clothing when she’s headed deep into the woods, but uses a lighter touch at home. She warns that pet dogs and cats can also be affected by mosquito bites.
Andrea Heredia is about to graduate with a master’s degree in public health from the Brown School. After graduation, she will work as a statistical data analyst at the School of Medicine.
iHeard St. Louis, a program run by the Health Communication Research Laboratory at the Brown School, is expanding its health misinformation response system to four new states plus Washington, D.C.
A team of Washington University in St. Louis researchers — including experts in political science, sociology, mathematics and medicine — are among the first to receive an Arts & Sciences Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures grant to study how historical border instability influences contemporary public trust and vaccine hesitancy.