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For the Sake of All Community Action Forum

May 28: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM at Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63112

MPH Info Session

June 10: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM at Goldfarb 132

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Faculty Spotlight

Nancy Morrow-Howell 

In this country, we need to populate a number of different professions to focus on the aging population. We need more students to choose
careers in aging. The theme for the course was “Aging: It’s personal. It’s professional. It’s your future. Transform it.” They’d better get a handle on this or they will be living with the same outdated social and physical structures we are dealing with now.

Public Health News

Social work and public health students at the Brown School are united by a passion to help others.  Gain the knowledge to make great change happen.


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Alexis Duncan

Sexual orientation, gender identity linked to eating disorders

New study from the Brown School finds transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders.

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Aaron Bewick

Class Acts: Student Aaron Beswick draws inspiration from his family

Beswick, who will be earning both a Master of Public Health and a Master of Social Work from the Brown School, acknowledged that it’s his family that made these accomplishments possible, keeping him grounded, focused and determined.

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Professor Robert Putnam

Professor Robert Putnam sounds alarm for 'our kids'

CSD recently brought Professor Robert Putnam, the best-selling author and consultant to three American Presidents to Washington University to discuss his new book, “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis." Get a recap of the event here.

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In The News

Michael Sherraden received the 2015 Richard Lodge Prize from the Adelphi University School of Social Work, recognizing the extraordinary scope and transformative impact of Sherraden’s contributions to social policy and social work practice.

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Results from a new study found suicide rates among black children have nearly doubled since the early 1990s. In a New York Times article, Dr. Sean Joe addresses this alarming increase, and why it has surprised many researchers.

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New research from Assistant Professor Alexis Duncan finds link between gender identity and eating disorder risk.

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