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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.


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Using Exponential Technologies to Deliver Patient-Centric Care 
Dr. Salvador Gullo Neto

Spring 2020
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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.