Topic: School of Public Health

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.

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U. to establish behavioral and social health PhD program

November 6, 2013 0 comments

The program will depend on current public health faculty members and will include up to 16 students.

Public health program undergoes name change, curricular updates

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Public health program undergoes name change, curricular updates

October 22, 2013 0 comments

The concentration’s renaming came partially in response to student concerns about job prospects.

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School of Public Health granted $1.9 million

September 13, 2013 0 comments

The funds will be used for a research collaboration with the University of Cape Town.

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U. pilots executive education program

September 5, 2013 0 comments

The program was designed to help professionals be leaders in evolving health care fields.

Those associated with and advocating for the new School of Public Health said they were excited to see widespread support from professors.

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Poll: Most faculty support School of Public Health

April 25, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Faculty Poll

Only 10 percent of faculty said they do not know enough about the school to form an opinion.