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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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School of Social Work
  • 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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  • 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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    Ajabshir makes a mark at the 2016 Path Awards

    With a total of 12 published papers, 24 published abstracts and 16 presentations at national and international conferences, Sahar Ajabshir is a rising star in the Dietetics &38; Nutrition Department. She’s successfully established [...]

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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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    FIU launches Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment with $5 million grant from National Science Foundation

    To help improve understanding of environmental contamination in water resources and design remediation strategies, Florida International University has launched the Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment with a $5 million grant from the [...]

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    Guilarte discovery opens door to further research into treatment of neurodegenerative disease

    Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, has made a discovery that could potentially help put off or prevent the onset of debilitating diseases such as [...]

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    Guilarte’s work part of FIU’s interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

    FIU Magazine recently covered scientists from across the disciplines—medicine, engineering, arts and sciences—who have dedicated their careers to studying mental processes in the healthy and the diseased human brain. Among them is [...]

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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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    Cano speaks with Univision about the dangers of e-cigarettes

    On Monday, July 11, FIU Stempel College assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Miguel Ángel Cano sat down with Univision Network news reporter and anchor, Lourdes Del Rio, to discuss the dangers of [...]

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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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    Cano Receives Award for Excellence in Research

    Assistant Professor Miguel Ángel Cano, of the Department of Epidemiology, received the National Award of Excellence in Research by a New Investigator from the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse, one of the [...]

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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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    Faculty in the field: Ben Amick

    FIU Stempel College faculty members stay busy beyond classroom and administrative duties, engaging in opportunities to further the body of knowledge in their respective fields of expertise. Here’s one example… Professor [...]

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    Arrieta finds physicians’ leisure preferences increase non-elective c-sections

    Although the overprovision of C-sections and other medical procedures has been commonly associated with private hospitals, in Non-elective C-sections in public hospitals: capacity constraints and doctor incentives, Florida International University Robert [...]

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    Ayala wins best poster award at 2016 SHARC Conference

    Most people don’t expect to catch Shark Week on TV until late June. But at FIU, we celebrated our own SHARC week a little earlier… This year’s SHARC Conference took place on [...]

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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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    Beck-Sague speaks with CNN about spread of Zika

    On Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, Health Promotion &38; Disease Prevention professor Consuelo Beck-Sague sat down with veteran journalist Camilo Egaña of CNN en Español to discuss the current Zika crisis. Video from the [...]

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    HPDP doctoral students recognized at 2016 FPHA Annual Education Conference

    During the Florida Public Health Association 2016 Annual Education Conference, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work doctoral students Jessica Weissman, Chintan Bhatt and Ari Hozman were recognized for their scholarship [...]

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    Abstract by Bastida and Kaur nominated for APHA research award

    The abstract entitled “Role of Mexican-American grandparents as change agents for family health,”co-authored by Department of Health Promotion &38; Disease Prevention professor and chair Elena Bastida along with graduate assistant Ramandeep [...]

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  • CRUSADA to Study Alcohol Use Trajectories for Latino Immigrants

    Dr. Mario De La Rosa, Professor in the School of School Work at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work and director of the Center for Research of U.S. [...]

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    Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

    The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at the forefront. FIU is one of the 19 research sites for the [...]

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    Mark Macgowan appointed Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

    Mark Macgowan, M.S.W.,Ph.D.,L.C.S.W. has been appointed as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, effective immediately. Dr. [...]

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    Saltman appointed to 2016-2017 Health Council of South Florida Board of Directors

    School of Social Work faculty member David B. Saltman, L.C.S.W.,C.S.W.S.,has been appointed to the 2016-2017 Health Council of South Florida Board of Directors. His appointment [...]

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