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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.


Helping recently incarcerated transition to society

The Evaluation Center and CSD’s Smart Decarceration Initiative received a $1.8 million RE-LINK grant from the U.S. Department of Human Services Office of Minority Health to assist 18-26-year-olds who have been released from St. Louis’ city jail.

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Reducing the burden of diabetes

Ross Brownson, director of the Prevention Research Center, has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to find ways of reducing the burden of diabetes.

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Professor Michal Grinstein-Weiss

Grinstein-Weiss Champions Economic Solutions with the Clinton Global Initiative

Professor Michal Grinstein-Weiss recently served as an advisor at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting, where she advised a cohort of cross-sector leaders in creating action plans to improve U.S. economic development.

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How to get this country moving

A new study from the Brown School finds greater efforts should be made to actively monitor physical activity as a risk factor in clinical practice.

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Brown School Offers Affordable Housing and Mixed-Income Community Management Certificate

The Brown School, in partnership with NeighborWorks America, is offering an Affordable Housing and Mixed-Income Community Management certificate, composed of three intensive courses.

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Sean Joe

Screening for suicide risk among urban children vitally important

A new study from the Brown School finds screening for suicide risk among publicly insured urban children who are experiencing psychological distress is vitally important.

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