Middle East Studies

Dima Amso featured in ConvergenceRI

December 9, 2015 Watson News Office

Dima Amso, associate professor of CLPS, has been featured in ConvergenceRI. Professor Amso will be working with MES in the spring semester on the engaged scholarship workshop, “Brain in Crisis: Neuroscience and Refugee Youth.”

“Conversations, collaborations and potential new research findings continue to converge around strategies on how best to reduce toxic stress in Rhode Island, following the event held on Oct. 28 at Rhode Island College.

Liz Tobin-Tyler told ConvergenceRI she recently sat down with Blythe Berger, who directs the Center for Perinatal and Early Childhood Health at the R.I. Department of Health, to talk about shared strategies moving forward.

Tobin-Tyler, who had attended the Oct. 28 event, wears many hats; she is an adjunct professor of Law at Roger Williams University School of Law, a clinical assistant professor of Family Medicine at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University, and an assistant professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health. She also chairs the R.I. Alliance for Healthy Homes.”

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