Tess Thompson, research assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study unmet social needs of cancer patients and their caregivers, with the ultimate aim of improving outcomes for both.
Tonya Edmond, a professor and interim co-dean at the Brown School, has been inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) for 2023. The AASWSW is an honorific society of distinguished scholars and practitioners who are dedicated to achieving excellence in the field of social work and social welfare.
Racial discrimination was found to be a significant force behind higher levels of depression among college-educated Black Americans, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Douglas Luke, the Irving Louis Horowitz Professor in Social Policy at the Brown School, was part of a National Academies of Science committee that reviewed how federal dietary guidelines are developed.
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.
Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor at the Brown School, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Career Achievement Award presented by the Society for Social Work and Research.
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.
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.
The Brown School’s Vetta Sanders Thompson has spent much of her career focused on racial identity, diversity and health.
Two Brown School students, Jilly dos Santos and Lauren Chacón, have been selected for the Council of Social Work Education’s prestigious Minority Fellowship Program.
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