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Enola Proctor 

“I am often asked about my role as a social worker, leading a field that engages medicine, psychology, business, engineering, public health and nursing. I respond that social workers are naturals for implementation science. We understand the complexities of change at the community, organizational, provider, and client levels, and we know how to bring people together to solve hard problems.”

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.


McKay installed as Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean

​Mary McKay, dean of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has been installed as the inaugural Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean.

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Homans Help Families with Support for the Brown School

​Washington University has named the Homan Research Suite in Hillman Hall and the Homan Garden on the building’s northwest side following a $2 million commitment from Christine and Scott Homan to support the long-range capital needs of the Brown School.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Focus of Buder Center Symposium

The Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies at the Brown School will tackle issues surrounding the Dakota Access pipeline during the “Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice Symposium on Monday, Feb. 6.

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Brown School statement on immigration executive order

Dean Mary McKay and Tonya Edmond addressed the Brown School community regarding President Trump's executive order. Their message includes seven ways to leverage our policy and advocacy skills at the local, state and federal level.

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New Study Finds Medicaid Enrollment Growth Higher in Urban Areas

​Enrollment in Medicaid grew more rapidly in metropolitan areas than in rural areas in states that did not expand the program under the Affordable Care Act, according to new research from the Brown School.

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Tax-Return Delay Could Hurt Low-Income Families

Millions of low- and moderate-income Americans who claim certain tax credits will have to wait weeks longer than usual this year for their federal income tax refunds because of a new law aimed at reducing fraud.

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