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Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

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The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (RSCPHSW) is one of eleven academic colleges within Florida International University. It consists of the Departments of Biostatistics, Dietetics and Nutrition, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and the School of Social Work.Apply
Nicole Ruggiano, Assistant Professor in our School of Social Work, has been selected as a speaker for the 2014 TEDxFIU.
Professor Nicole Ruggiano is an expert on health and long-term care policy, chronic care and supportive services for aging adults. Her research agenda focuses on home and community-based services for older adults with chronic conditions.
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August 15th, 2014

RSCPHSW Researcher is awarded grant to prevent health risks among young adults

Dr. Eric Wagner was awarded a SAMHSA grant for a project entitled “the Miami-Dade partnership for preventing health risks among young adults.” It’s $300,000 annually...

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Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
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  • FIU Faculty elected for board of directors of a renowned association – the Classification Society

    Dr Ahmed N. Albatineh, PhD, a faculty in the department of Biostatistics at Florida International University has been elected for the board of directors of...

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  • Groundbreaking findings by Dietetics & Nutrition faculty members

    A study published on November 26, 2013 in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals that long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium delayed...

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    Jerica Coley, an undergraduate student in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition has been named an All American

    Ms. Coley is a driving force on FIU’s women’s basketball team.  Despite her heavy practice and games away from home Jerica manages above 3.0 GPA....

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  • Dr. Setegn’s mentoring visit in Honduras

    Shimelis Setegn, program executive officer of the Global Waters for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) and professor of environmental and occupational health, recently made a mentoring visit to Zamorano Agricultural...

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    Dr. Alok Deoraj Appointed to the Editorial Board of Plos One

    Dr Alok Deoraj, a member of the faculty in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work Department of Environmental and Occupational Health...

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    Dr. Jayanta Das received an award for Postdoctoral Excellence in Research for his abstract and poster presentation at the Society for Toxicology

    Dr. Das (second from the left) was presented with a second place award for excellence by the Society for Toxicology (SOT) at their annual conference....

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    Professor Quentin Felty receives MSI Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Award

    This award is given in recognition to full-time faculty engaged in meritorious basic, clinical, or translational cancer research.  We are proud of your accomplishments in...

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  • FIUSM: Hookah trend unhealthy despite popular belief with Dr. Wazim Maziak

    Dr. Wazim Maziak at “We’ve seen that hookah delivers larger amounts of carbon monoxide, one of the main cardiovascular risk factors, than cigarettes,” he...

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    Check out what Dr. Maziak has to say about shisha smoking

    Learn more about Dr. Wasim Maziak’s participation in an international meeting gathering renowned scientists and public health professionals. Press  release: Leading scientists and public health professionals...

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    Brian O. Anderson, has been accepted to the Center for Disease Control (GEH) internship in Atlanta

    This prestigious internship runs from mid-June through August 16th. Mr. Anderson will be working on: “Characterization and evaluation of hospitalizations and emergency department visits data from Tracking...

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    Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, has been named one of the top 25 women professors in Florida, and one of the top public health faculty nationally

    Dr. Trepka was recognized by Online Schools Florida as one of the 25 top professors in Florida. She was also recognized by the website

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  • Alejandro Arrieta: Home blood pressure-monitoring kits save insurance companies money

    Our own Assistant Professor Alejandro Arrieta was featured by FIU News and the American Heart Association, because of his research on home blood pressure-monitoring kits,...

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    Dr. Mark Williams named one of the 100 great Health Administration Professors and Leaders

    Dr. Mark Williams has been named to the MHA Guide’s list of 100 Great Health Administration Professors and Leaders. The list was developed in recognition...

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