Archive for the ‘Public Health’ Category

CPR death highlights end-of-life decisions

Friday, March 8th, 2013

According to Dr. David Dosa, Associate Professor in Health Services Policy and Practice “One of the greatest gifts you can leave to a family member is direction regarding health care decisions at the end of life”. Read more…

Three Brown scientists win NSF CAREER awards

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Eric Darling, Erika Edwards and Eunsuk Kim receive five-year grants which start this month. Read more…

Brown approves a School of Public Health

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Terrie “Fox” Wetle, associate dean of medicine for public health, will serve as the school’s inaugural dean. Read more…

Spending cuts could derail Meals on Wheels

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

An article by Kali Thomas,postdoctoral research fellow in community health, proposed cuts to Meals on Wheels funding cites. Read more…

Aging Easy Riders Beware

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

New research by Tracy L. Jackson, a graduate student in the epidemiology department , finds that older bikers are three times as likely to be severely injured in a crash as younger riders. Read more…

Hospice care used more, but often too late

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

A new study in JAMA by Joan Teno finds an increase in hospice use but also aggressive care for the elderly. Read more…

Study finds price for reducing HIV risk

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

According to new study by Omar Galarraga, assistant professor of health services policy and practice. Read more…

Gift to Brown will fund new initiative on healthy aging

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

A major gift from the Irene Diamond Fund will enable Brown University’s Program in Public Health to launch an initiative on healthy aging. Read more…

Services for Leon Goldstein, PhD

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Funeral services for Professor Goldstein will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Avenue in Providence. Read More….

Nine Named To Brown Healthcare Leadership Panel

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Brown University’s Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) program has announced the members of its newly established advisory committee. Read more…