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Topic: Ashish Jha

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the aftermath of the 2020 Election and President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement of a COVID-19 Task Force. Dr. Jha also walks us through news from Pfizer that the company may have a highly effective vaccine in the development.

Jha began his role Sept. 1, and is the former faculty director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He has been a recurring figure in national media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News, University News

Dean Jha on increasing COVID-19 cases: ‘We have to watch this carefully’

November 8, 2020 0 comments

Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha spoke with The Herald to reflect on how colder temperatures are increasing the prevalence of indoor activities and impacting COVID-19 cases, the rise in cases at the University, Governor Raimondo’s new public health restrictions and the implications of the 2020 election.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

October 30, 2020 0 comments

On the eve of Halloween, Dr. Ashish Jha joins The Herald’s COVID Pod team to discuss the implications of the Nov. 3 presidential election and how to safely exercise the right to vote. Dr. Jha also touches on the lockdowns occurring in multiple European countries and what that means for the United States.

Dean Jha discusses the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island, lab-based outbreaks and the Rhode Island COVID-19 vaccination plan.

Science & Research

Dean Jha: ‘It’s really critical that we take a moment and just reflect’

October 26, 2020 0 comments

Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha spoke with The Herald Oct. 23 to reflect on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past week.

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 COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccine Trials, Group Gatherings and Flu Shots

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccine Trials, Group Gatherings and Flu Shots

October 18, 2020 0 comments

In the inaugural episode of “The COVID Pod with Ashish Jha,” The Brown Daily Herald’s Editor-in-Chief Colleen Cronin ’21 joins Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha to discuss the national news surrounding ongoing vaccine trials, President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and the risk of group gatherings.

Dr. Ashish Jha shares a photo on twitter, capturing his excitement to work across departments in promoting global public health.

News, University News

Public health leader Ashish Jha begins as dean of Brown University School of Public Health

September 14, 2020 1 comment

In his new role as the Dean of the School of Public Health, Dr. Ashish Jha will use his expertise to advance public health at Brown by building upon its strategic plan and ensuring academic excellence within Brown’s interdisciplinary environment.