Browsing: Winter 2015

Psychologist Willoughby Britton says informing people about the risks of mindful meditation is a public health issue. (Credit: Karen Philippi)
Full Mind

Willoughby Britton believes in the power of mindfulness meditation to change your brain-and your life–for the better. She just wants…

Tougaloo professors Wendy White and Richard McGinnis advise pre-med students who apply to Alpert Medical School. (Credit: Tom Roster)
Closing the Gap

For nearly 40 years, the Brown-Tougaloo Partnership has been tackling medicine’s stubborn racial divide. 

Scott A. Allen MD'91, professor of medicine at the University of California, Riverside, left, and Josiah Rich, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at Alpert Medical School, with Alex, a Sesame Street character whose father is in jail. Rich and Allen wrote in the Annals of International Medicine in October 2014 that "if incarceration has become such a common like experience that it has a home on Sesame Street," then physicians and policymakers can no longer ignore its impact on economic and health inequality.
P is for Prison

Scott A. Allen MD’91, professor of medicine at the University of California, Riverside, left, and Josiah Rich, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at Alpert…

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Howard A. Hall, MD

Howard A. Hall, 80, of South Dartmouth, MA, and Providence, died October 25, 2014. An obstetrician and gynecologist in private practice and on…