We work toward our mission in three main focus areas:


Reducing the harmful effects of chronic disease through the development, dissemination, and implementation of public health prevention policies. Learn more.


Sharing and implementing the results of public health science effectively in healthcare settings, communities, and states.
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Studying the complex nature of systems, using new methodologies such as social network analysis, agent-based modeling, and system dynamics. Learn more.

I appreciate the sincere help provided by my supervisor and colleagues in every step. Also, the working atmosphere here is supportive and full of positive energy. I feel that I am treated with patience, kindness, and respect. 

Xinyang Yi, Brown School Social Policy MSW 2020


We offer professional services in the areas of Evaluation, Sustainability Assessment & Action Planning, and Research & Data Analysis.

Nikole Lobb Dougherty trains woman on computer program


From hosting practicum students to teaching Brown School Professional Development courses to presenting webinars for a national audience, our CPHSS faculty and staff members are committed to sharing knowledge and expertise with other public health professionals.