Brazil is at the forefront of the study of health issues, including Dengue, Zika, HIV, and substance abuse. Our faculty’s expertise spans the continuum from laboratory to community, connecting scientific innovation to the social determinants of health.
- Religion, Healthcare and Politics in the Pandemic Context in Brazil part II– Fall 2021
- Religion, Healthcare and Politics in the Pandemic Context in Brazil part I – Fall 2021
- The Semiotics of COVID-19 through the Eyes of a Clinician: Perspectives from Brazil and the U.S. – Spring 2021
- Racism, Social Exclusion, and the Burden of Substance Use in Black Brazilians - Fall 2020
- Using Exponential Technologies to Deliver Patient-Centric Care, Dr. Salvador Gullo Neto - Spring 2020
- Global Water Sustainability Symposium - Spring 2019
- The Politics of Citizenship and Science—Sickle Cell Disease in Brazil, Dr. Melissa Creary - Fall 2017
- Brazil Syndemic Partnership: Groundwork for Transnational Research - Fall 2016
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A new collaboration between RioOnWatch and the Behner Stiefel Center for Brazilian Studies aims to increase the visibility of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the daily life of favela residents and low-income communities throughout Brazil. The initiative is part of a yearlong partnership to produce timely and relevant reporting on Human Rights and Environmental Justice.
Coronavirus in the Daily Life of Favelas, Part 5: Maré’s Response to the Challenge of Public Information
Coronavirus in Daily Life of Favelas, Part 7: Turano Resident Unmasks the Pandemic’s Structural Racism
Coronavirus in the Daily Life of Favelas, Part 8: In São Paulo, Guaianases Confronts Advancing Pandemic