Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine
Since August 2017, over 900,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, establishing the largest single refugee camp in the world. Nearly 50% are adolescents (ages 10-18 years) and the majority is female.
The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. Lost Taste And Smell From COVID-19? A New Cookbook Aims To Help ABC News | 4/17/21 A new cookbook could aid those whoโ€™ve lost taste and smell to COVID-19. Dr. Jay Piccirilloโ€™s ย study on these side effects is mentioned for here. Autoimmune-disease […]
On this page: Health Care Cost Data (patient-level surveys that include costs of care) Inpatient Hospital Costs Health Care Expenditure Panel Data Veterans Affairs Expenditure Data Wage Data Transportation Costs Medicare Claims Longitudinal Hospital Care Health Care Systems Data (hospitals, organizations, provider practice, etc.) Ambulatory Care Hospital and Emergency Room Data Nursing Home Care Home […]
The legalization of marijuana has become a trend in various states across the United States. As a result of looser marijuana policies, a whole new market for recreational marijuana retailers has developed in legalized states. The authors of this study sought to examine the online marijuana marketing practices on Weedmaps, a popular website for retailers. […]
Embed from Getty Images By Jeff Brandt, MSW โ€™20, and the J. Benjamin Miller Masters Research Fellow in Aging; Recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Student Award for Social Work Leaders in Healthcare American consumers tend to hold some misconceptions when it comes to long-term care. Think Medicare will cover the cost of a nursing home? […]
In many low-income countries, girls do not have the same access to education as boys. There are many reasons behind this inequity, but here we will consider one that is often overlooked and relatively easy to rectify: toilets.
Associate Professor of the Practice, Brown School
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Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery and Division Chief, Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health
This article was originally published by the Source.  One of the health care issues about which seemingly all Americans agree: Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed. And they keep going higher. How do Americans get better value for their health care dollars? One answer may be novel pricing models that more closely link a drugโ€™s price […]
by Brian P. Kinealy, MD Candidate, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine Alumnus of the Summer Research Program โ€“ Public & Global Health Track The Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program is an incredible opportunity for scholarship, networking, and community engagement. Through didactics (making moral observations), research mentorships, and immersive learning activities, there is […]
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Research Assistant Professor, Brown School
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has celebrated National Nutrition Monthยฎ since 1980. Themes have ranged from Food Fads Fool to Step Up to Get Your Plate in Shape. The goal each year includes increasing awareness of the importance of nutrition. Even though National Nutrition Monthยฎ is coming to a close, the key points of […]
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
This post is a lay introduction on how molecular biology is increasingly being used to make diagnoses and treatments better tailored to individual patients.
How do we use what we already know to make the goal of the 2016 "Cancer Moonshot" initiative a reality?
By Tim Peterson, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis While more and more people are taking an interest in aging and lifespan, awareness on healthspan lags (Figure 2). If you donโ€™t know what healthspan means you arenโ€™t alone. What is healthspan?   Many might agree that โ€œhealthspanโ€ can be defined as […]
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Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine