Nationally Recognized Children'S Health Advocate Joins Brown University Faculty | Community Foundations

Nationally Recognized Children'S Health Advocate Joins Brown University Faculty


Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

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Elizabeth Burke Bryant is leaving her post as executive director of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT to take a new job as a professor of the practice of health services, policy, and practice at Brown University, the Providence Journal reports.

"I am very excited to be joining Brown's School of Public Health," Burke Bryant says in a statement.

"The goal of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute has never been more importantworking with community, state, and national partners to eliminate health inequities in pregnancy and childhood for Rhode Island families with an initial focus on family mental health and related issues."

Burke Bryant has been a child advocate for more than 30 years.

She was recently named USA Today's 2023 Woman of the Year for Rhode Island.

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