The Brown University School of Public Health is offering a full week of events for National Public Health Week 2018, April 2nd through 7th! These events are open to the Brown and greater Providence community. Check out our schedule below:
Monday, April 2nd:
- The Barnes Lecture: Dr. Dorothy K. Hatsukami, will be providing the keynote titled, “Changing the Landscape of Tobacco Addiction.” Immediately after, a symposium will be held with School of Public Health Tobacco experts.
Tuesday, April 3rd:
- Career Paths in Public Health: A panel sponsored by the Graduate Student Council: Brown University undergraduates and others interested in a Public Health career path are invited to this lunch conversation with Public Health graduate students. Learn where they’re headed after graduation, how their paths evolved, and get advice on achieving your public health career goals.
- One Gun Gone Exhibit: Art to Advocacy: One Gun Gone, part art project, part gun violence prevention project, represents a positive response to urban gun violence. It engages Providence youth in art making, while raising funds for a gun buy back program. This event includes an art exhibit and reception at the School of Public Health.
Wednesday, April 4th:
- Minority Health / Health Equity Month Celebration and Call to Action: Join Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Health Equity Institute, the Commission for Health Advocacy and Equity, and Rhode Island’s Health Equity Zones for a celebration and call to action in honor of National Minority Health Month. There will be a brief speaking program, with networking to follow.
- Building Bridges: 21st-century health care and the future of Public Health and Entrepreneurship: The School of Public Health joins forces with the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and the Brown Innovation for Health student club, along with special guests for a panel on how entrepreneurs are getting public health ideas and products to market.
Thursday, April 5th:
- Public Health Research Day 2018: An annual showcase of Public Health research! Visitors are encouraged to discuss posters with students, fellows, and affiliates. We anticipate there being approximately 80 posters. An awards ceremony will immediately follow the conference.
Friday, April 6th:
Saturday, April 7th:
- Brown Students for Saving Mothers is hosting a Safe Birth Kit Packing event! Assemble a kit of items necessary for a safe childbirth delivery in an under-resourced setting to be shipped to a clinic in West Pokut, Kenya.