Ruopeng An, an associate professor at the Brown School, has been accepted as a fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior, the professional home for health behavior scholars and researchers.
Joe Steensma, a professor of practice at the Brown School, has been named Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at The Engineering & Design Institute London.
In August, Americans made nearly a million calls for help to the 211 emergency resources helpline, according to 211 Counts, a national tracking system in 36 states developed by the Brown School’s Health Communication Research Laboratory.
Responding to complex health inequities in communities requires collaborative partnerships, according to a study from the Brown School.
A National Science Foundation research traineeship led by William Yeoh at the McKelvey School of Engineering will prepare investigators at the convergence of computational, environmental and social sciences.
The Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis has received a two-year $475,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation. The funding supports research to understand the impact of short-term credentials on various aspects of individuals’ lives.
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.
Jake Rosenfeld, in Arts & Sciences, and Stephen Roll, at the Brown School, received grants from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to study how inequality affects economic growth and well-being in the United States.
“The Golden Bachelor,” this fall on ABC, has the potential to help normalize the desire for love at any age, with a few caveats, said a Washington University expert on productive engagement of older adults.
The university’s Social Policy Institute has received a $1.6 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to help the institute’s Workforce Economic Inclusion and Mobility Project address low-wage frontline and essential workers’ employment vulnerability.
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