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Peter Lee ’94 PhD'03 MD'05 remembers his educational experience at Brown University fondly as a period rich with the pursuit of diverse interests, ranging from a medical career to space-related research on damaged skeletal muscle.

News, Science & Research

A cardiothoracic surgeon, aerospace researcher and professor: Peter Lee ’94 PhD’03 MD’05 on his path back to Brown

March 29, 2021 0 comments

Peter Lee ’94 PhD’03 MD’05, cardiothoracic surgeon and an assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, conducted his undergraduate, graduate and medical studies at the University and returns to College Hill from Ohio State University as an accomplished researcher and surgeon with varied interests. 

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology Jody Rich, who collaborated with other members of a panel on a report outlining recommendations to reduce COVID-19 transmission in correctional facilities, noted difficulties in maintaining adequate social distancing.

News, Science & Research

Report outlines recommendations for decarceration in correctional facilities

January 24, 2021 0 comments

A report released Oct. 19 provided recommendations for managing the COVID-19 pandemic in prisons and jails, which have become hotspots for the spread of COVID-19. 

The University saw its greatest number of COVID-19 cases in a single week so far during the week of Nov. 8, with a total of 26 cases reported from the asymptomatic testing program.

News, University News

Brown sees highest number of asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in single week. Administrators ‘watching it carefully’

November 15, 2020 0 comments

Brown saw its greatest number of COVID-19 cases in a single week so far during the week starting Nov. 8, with a total of 26 cases reported from the asymptomatic testing program.

VP Carey: Despite increase in COVID-19 cases, ‘we don’t feel that we’ve seen spread on campus’

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

VP Carey: Despite increase in COVID-19 cases, ‘we don’t feel that we’ve seen spread on campus’

November 5, 2020 0 comments

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 and University Spokesperson Brian Clark discussed Halloween weekend, the election and the recent uptick in positive asymptomatic test results in conversations with The Herald Oct. 29 and Nov 5.

One organizer said that the transition online for the Flash Talks may come at the cost of networking between graduate and medical students.

University News

Research in Medicine Flash Talks creates online bridge between graduate and medical students

October 28, 2020 0 comments

Research in Medicine Flash Talks, an initiative to connect medical and graduate students, will take place online this semester due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Dean Jha’s Actions to Confront Anti-Black Racism look to address diversity and inclusivity in research, faculty and staff hiring and public health pedagogy over the next decade.

News, University News

Brown School of Public Health announces Actions to Confront Anti-Black Racism

October 26, 2020 1 comment

Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, announced Actions to Confront Anti-Black Racism on Sept. 23, building upon the School’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan. 

The University’s total positive COVID-19 cases rose to 37 this week, a peak that occurs during a period of nationally increasing positivity rates.

News, University News

VP Carey: Brown sees most positive COVID-19 cases ‘in a three day time period to date’

October 25, 2020 4 comments

Eight University students tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, the most “in a three day time period to date,” according to an Oct. 24 email from Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91.

The University has seen positive reports on the seasonal flu vaccination program and continued asymptomatic testing for community members on campus.

News, University News

VP Carey: ‘We feel very good about where things are right now’

October 15, 2020 0 comments

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 and University Spokesperson Brian Clark discussed the seasonal flu, asymptomatic testing following the long weekend and the second week of activity level 2 in a conversation with The Herald Oct. 15.

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 MA’06 and University Spokesperson Brian Clark talk about personal travel risks, transitioning to Campus Activity Status Level 2 and the asymptomatic testing program, which has had 26 positive test returns since it began Aug. 24.

News, University News

VP Carey: Personal travel for Brown students ‘strongly discouraged’ over long weekend

October 9, 2020 2 comments

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey and University Spokesperson Brian Clark discussed the results of asymptomatic testing, the first week of undergraduate in-person classes and the travel risks of the upcoming long weekend in a conversation with The Herald Oct. 8.

TeleHealth Access for Seniors, a nonprofit, provides smart devices to low-income and elderly patients across the country, helping them remain connected with health services, as well as family and friends.

News, Science & Research

TeleHealth Access for Seniors provides senior citizens with smart devices to access health care, contact family

September 29, 2020 0 comments

TeleHealth Access for Seniors, a nonprofit, provides smart devices to low-income and elderly patients across the country, helping them remain connected with health services, as well as family and friends.