Holiday Greetings

Happy Holidays!

“ Warmest wishes for happiness and good health this holiday season. We look forward to building a brighter future because of public health. ”

Dr. Ashish K. Jha Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health

Music by Bay Spring Gypsy Caravan. Clarinet solo by Stephen L. Buka, professor of Epidemiology.

Top stories of 2021

All of the top SPH stories from the last year are about the new: new initiatives, new voices, new plans. From educating students, to educating the public, your most popular stories of 2021.

With generous funding from the Hassenfeld Foundation, Brown researchers will study the impact of Long Covid on people, economies, and societies, translate and share the latest evidence, equip employers with tools to work with affected employees, and develop policy recommendations.
This year, the School of Public Health launched the HES program to train the next generation of public health leaders drawn from the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities.
In his first “State of the School” address, the dean of the Brown School of Public Health detailed an ambitious plan to ‘turn a public health moment into a public health movement,’ learning and growing from the lessons of the pandemic.
The Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health has joined the Alzheimer's Association, the American College of Radiology, and the American Society of Neuroradiology in announcing an important new national registry, the National Treatment and Diagnostic Alzheimer's Registry, to quickly and transparently advance science by utilizing real-world evidence on new and developing therapies.
The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) has approved the accreditation of the Brown University School of Public Health for seven more years: the maximum award. This re-accreditation marks the culmination of many months of hard work by so many stakeholders at the School, the University, and community partners.
In September the School of Public Health welcomed 152 new graduate students to Providence, including 17 PhD students and 135 Master’s students.