Topic: School of Public Health

University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

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University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

October 17, 2017 0 comments

A motion to establish a new master’s degree program in global public health was passed at a University faculty meeting Oct. 3.

University selects new School of Public Health dean

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University selects new School of Public Health dean

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Bess Marcus, founder of the University of California at San Diego’s Institute for Public Health, was named the next dean of the School of Public Health.

Kuo selected as SPH assistant dean of diversity, inclusion

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Kuo selected as SPH assistant dean of diversity, inclusion

March 22, 2017 0 comments

The School of Public Health will welcome its first assistant dean for diversity and inclusion come April 1.

School of Public Health sponsors first Black History Month lecture

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School of Public Health sponsors first Black History Month lecture

March 7, 2017 0 comments

2019 will mark the 400 year anniversary of the first Africans arriving in Jamestown to be sold as slaves.

Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

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Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

January 25, 2017 0 comments

Researchers at the School of Public Health compared data to determine the effects of the Affordable Care Act

The School of Public Health intertwines research with tangible work in Providence. After federal funding ran dry, the school decided to continue funding Food on the Move, a program that brings fresh produce to Rhode Islanders in food deserts. The school is also aiming to grow its national and global presence through further funding of research on global health.

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School of Public Health aims to make real-world impact

November 18, 2016 0 comments

Though it has only been three years since the School of Public Health opened its doors, it has already touched lives both locally and around the world.

U. researchers awarded $2.7 million for infection research

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U. researchers awarded $2.7 million for infection research

November 16, 2016 0 comments

A team of University researchers has been awarded a three-year, $2.7 million contract from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hired in 2000 to champion the development of the School of Public Health, Fox grew the faculty to over 250 members across disciplines. Colleagues lauded not only Fox’s professional achievements as a researcher and administrator but also her genial personality as a campus and community leader.

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Dean of School of Public Health to step down

October 31, 2016 0 comments

Dean of the School of Public Health Terrie Fox Wetle will officially step down from the position of dean Sept. 1, 2017.

Upon receiving the accreditation of CEPH, the School of Public Health became the only accredited institution for public health in the state.

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School of Public Health attains accreditation

September 14, 2016 0 comments

The Council on Education for Public Health approved the School of Public Health’s application for accreditation June 18.

Director of RIDOH Nicole Alexander-Scott MPH’11 and Dean of the School of Public Health Terrie Fox Wetle sign a memorandum of partnership.

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School of Public Health partners with RIDOH

September 7, 2016 0 comments

Over the summer, the School of Public Health and the Rhode Island Department of Health established a formal academic partnership.