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Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (Stempel) is one of eleven academic colleges within Florida International University. It consists of the Departments of Biostatistics, Dietetics & Nutrition, Environmental & Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, and the School of Social Work.Apply
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  • FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Ibañez, De La Rosa and Li Receive 2015 Best Paper Award

    FIU Stempel College faculty members Gladys Ibañez, Mario De La Rosa, and Tan Li from the Department of Epidemiology, School of Social Work and Department of Biostatistics respectively, were selected as the recipients of [...]

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    Stempel faculty to work on landmark $12.7 million brain development research study

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded FIU $12.7 million as part of a multiyear national landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development. The award, for the first five-year cycle [...]

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  • FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Get a taste of Nutrition News

    The FIU Stempel College Department of Dietetics &38; Nutrition has just released its 2015-2016 installment of Nutrition News, a digital newsletter highlighting many student, faculty and alumni achievements. Stories include student awards, faculty [...]

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    Professor Abel Receives 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award

    Deborah Abel, Ph.D.,R.D.,clinical assistant professor of Dietetics &38; Nutrition at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, received the prestigious 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award [...]

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    College faculty recognized among FIU’s Top Scholars of 2015

    Last month, outstanding faculty members and administrators from various disciplines whose work in 2015 demonstrated significant impact in their respective fields were honored at a reception held at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House. [...]

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  • Tomas Guilarte participates in Study of young NFL players showing that brain damage from sustained head trauma occurs earlier than previously thought

    A team of researchers has gathered evidence that neuroinflammation, a swelling of the brain that plays a critical role in neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, is present at a [...]

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    County officials appoint Dr. Guilarte to HIV/AIDS task force

    160; On this World AIDS Day, Miami-Dade County leads the nation in new HIV infections. Only 65 percent of those infected receive regular medical care, and one HIV-positive person can potentially infect [...]

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    FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Cooke part of a study on benefits vs. hazards of summer sunlight exposure

    The amount of sunlight you need for optimum vitamin D production may not be the same as someone else. That’s part of what a multi-disciplinary research team including Marcus Cooke, Ph.D.,[...]

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  • Epidemiology student Raed Bahelah selected as Worlds Ahead Graduate

    160; As a pediatrician in his native Yemen, Raed Bahelah saw hundreds of sick children. He’d give peanut butter to the malnourished and medicine to the ill. The children returned to houses without [...]

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    FIU Stempel College students join Dean Guilarte for HIV/AIDS Task Force meeting

    Miami-Dade County leads the nation in new HIV infections. Only 65 percent of those infected receive regular medical care, and one HIV-positive person can potentially infect more than 1,000 people in [...]

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    FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Epidemiology alum to take part in Radical Partners’s Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    Pioneer Winter, a Department of Epidemiology alumni, who also teaches a course on Public Art/Public Health for the Honors College, was just selected to participate in the third cohort of the Radical Partners’[...]

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  • Benjamin Amick Part of Team Proposing New Causation Codes

    Dr. Benjamin Amick, professor and chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, has been part of a workgroup of ergonomic [...]

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    Dr. Tianyan Hu Publishes on the Impact of Media on Hospital Prices

    Dr. Tianyan Hu, assistant professor in the department of health policy &38; management at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, and a research team from the University of Miami, [...]

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    FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Amick teaches social epidemiology in Mexico City

    Professor Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D.,just finished a week-long stay as a guest instructor at the Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública in México City. There, he taught Dr. Tonatiuh Barrientos-Guttierez&#[...]

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  • FIU Stempel College students join Dean Guilarte for HIV/AIDS Task Force meeting

    Miami-Dade County leads the nation in new HIV infections. Only 65 percent of those infected receive regular medical care, and one HIV-positive person can potentially infect more than 1,000 people in [...]

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    Professor Elena Bastida Receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

    After considering a pool of statewide candidates, the Florida Education Fund has selected Dr. Elena Bastida of the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work to receive the William R. Jones [...]

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    FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

    This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: How to Become a Health Professional,”a [...]

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    Flesh-eating bacteria cases are on the rise

    More than 20 people have been infected with the flesh-eating bacteria V. vulnificus in 2016. Five of the infected have died. Univision translates professor Consuelo Beck-Sagué‘s safety advice for beach [...]

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  • Dr. Shanna Burke Receives Grant Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease Research

    Dr. Shanna Burke, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, received a $99,994 grant funded by the Florida Department of [...]

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    Professor Miriam Potocky Receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

    After considering a pool of statewide candidates, the Florida Education Fund selected, among a few others, Dr. Miriam Potocky, of the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work to receive the [...]

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    Associate Dean Macgowan promotes Fulbright programs

    160; Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Mark Macgowan, a 2012-2013 Fulbright Professor to the University of Edinburgh, chaired a panel discussion of FIU Fulbright Faculty and Students during FIU’s International Week. Each [...]

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    Dr. Shanna Burke Receives Grant to Test Interview Training Software for Individuals with Disabilities at 100 Sites Across The U.S.

    Dr. Shanna Burke, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, received a $130,478 grant funded by the Dan Marino Foundation, [...]

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