During his inaugural address, President Trump said the United States has spent trillions and trillions overseas while neglecting infrastructure at home. The Los Angeles Times fact checked his speech by citing Brown's Cost of War project, which pegged the wars abroad at $4.79 trillion.
A round up of innovative research projects at top colleges mentions that Brown researchers took part in a Columbia University led project that resulted in a program that shuffles software code, making it difficult for hackers to exploit bugs in systems.
A team of researchers from Brown University analyzed data from federally funded community health centers and found increased levels of coverage and better care quality for those in Medicaid expansion states.
Lawrence H. Price, professor of psychiatry, discusses the intent behind Butler Hospital's newly released series of videos meant tackle the many aspects of mental illness. Price is the chief operating officer at Butler.
Daniel Hirschman, assistant professor of sociology, co-authored an op-ed about the inherit risks of magnifying narrow losses as seen from the recent election. Most importantly, the authors warn the misinterpretation of facts in the Democratic party could mislead them into scaling back their pursuit of Democratic ideals.
A national team led by Linda Resnik, a Brown University professor and research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, is leading a national study of the needs of veterans with traumatic upper-limb amputations -- the most common of which is loss below the elbow, typically suffered in combat.
Elena Shih, associate professor of American studies, co-authored an introductory op-ed about the hidden costs of raising awareness campaigns. The series will feature more discussion branching from the same debate and is co-produced by Brown's Center for the Study of Slavery.
Brown professor Eli Adashi is among three experts to discuss the implications of a lab technology that could give rise to “embryo farming” on a massive scale and drive parents to have only “ideal” children.
Brian Alverson, associate professor of pediatrics, comments on new findings suggesting that hospital staff might compromise the quality of care among children if the child's parents treated them rudely.
Two recent studies suggest that following the implementation of President Obama's 2010 health law and by extension the expansion of Medicaid that community centers have reached out to more people and improved quality of care, but with a new Trump administration there are many uncertainties. Associate professor Amal Trivedi is an author to one of the studies.
Though both ACO and non-ACO hospitals have been successful in driving down rates of readmissions from skilled nursing facilities, hospitals participating in Medicare ACOs have done so measurably faster, according to a study co-authored by Brown assistant professor Momotazur Rahman.