Topic: School of Public Health

School of Public Health appoints inaugural associate dean for research

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School of Public Health appoints inaugural associate dean for research

April 25, 2018 0 comments

On April 10, Professor of Epidemiology David Savitz was announced as the inaugural associate dean for research for the School of Public Health in a community-wide email.

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Study shows half of patients forget doctors’ instructions

March 21, 2018 0 comments

In the ever-evolving realm of health care in the United States, advancements in patient education have illuminated the need to change the structure of doctor-patient interactions.

University to offer new joint MPH/MPA degree

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University to offer new joint MPH/MPA degree

March 7, 2018 0 comments

A partnership between the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs and the School of Public Health is introducing a new two-year joint Master of Public Health/Master of Public Affairs degree this summer to address the intersection of public health and public policy.

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.