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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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The FIU Foundation has recently released its Annual Report, and one of its featured stories is that of AIDS Help of Monroe County, Inc. headed by 2014 Path Awards winner Scott Pridgen, and how it is allowing FIU graduate students from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work to assess the area’s evolving dynamics of the HIV-AIDS epidemic.
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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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  • Exebio, Lopez & Ramamoorthy selected as FIU Stempel College “Worlds Ahead” grads

    When Venkataraghavan &8220;Ram” Ramamoorthy, Johanna Lopez and Joel Exebio arrived at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, they were strangers, each at different stages in their lives. [...]

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    Study to explore cocaine’s impact on liver disease progression in people with HIV

    Given the advances of the last two decades, HIV is no longer a death sentence for most patients. But for drug users and hepatitis C- HCV) infected patients—especially cocaine users—HIV is still [...]

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    Dietetics & Nutrition professor to speak on Global Learning Tuesday Times Roundtable

    Department of Dietetics &38; Nutrition faculty member Adriana Campa will be speaking on November 3, 2015 at Global Learning’s Tuesday Times Roundtable. The title of her talk will be: Are We Reaching [...]

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    Quinoa Salad: enough for a crowd, or just enough for one

    On Wednesday, Oct. 28, FIU will host a record-making attempt at the World’s Largest Quinoa Salad. Officials from Guinness World Records will be on hand to verify what is expected to be [...]

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  • Lead toxicity expert: ‘It’s not just about Flint, MI’

    Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, has gained worldwide recognition over the past 20 years for his research into the devastating effects of environmental lead [...]

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    Guilarte awarded NIH grant to study effects of lead exposure on cognitive function

    Tomás R. Guilarte  has been awarded $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to continue his research into the effects of early life lead exposure on behavioral and neuropathological [...]

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    Fight against cancer fueled by public-private collaborations

    At the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, there are many examples of public-private alliances in place that aim to find ways to promote public health through innovations in the [...]

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    EOH Professor Shimelis Setegn receives FIU Top Scholar Recognition

    Shimelis Setegn, research assistant professor in the Department of Environmental &38; Occupational Health has received the FIU Top Scholar recognition from the Provost. In a reception held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Reagan [...]

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  • Department of Epidemiology Fall Newsletter now available

    The FIU Stempel College Department of Epidemiology has just released its Fall 2015 newsletter highlighting the department’s achievements throughout the semester. Highlights include student awards and faculty presentations at prestigious conferences. See [...]

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    EPI student honored by SRNT for work in tobacco science

    FIU Stempel College Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology, Ziyad Ben Taleb, was accepted into the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Trainee Network Spotlight program. The SRNT Trainee Network [...]

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    Cano explores alcohol use & depression among Hispanic college students

    Dr. Miguel Angel Cano, of the Department of Epidemiology has published the results of two related studies that explore the relationship of culturally relevant factors (e.g.,acculturation, ethnic discrimination, cultural congruity) with alcohol [...]

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    Fennie & Trepka find race, sex and ethnicity factor into premature death from HIV/AIDS

    In a study aimed at characterizing premature mortality among people diagnosed with HIV by examining sex, race and ethnicity, professors Mary Jo Trepka and Kristopher Fennie of FIU Stempel College’s Department of Epidemiology [...]

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  • Williams, Lisetti to conduct clinical trial on innovative diagnostic computer program

    A chance encounter at FIU’s Faculty Club has resulted in an exciting  collaboration between faculty from FIU Stempel College and the College of Engineering &38; Computing on an innovative computer program that can [...]

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    Research Finds Young Adults With Childhood ADHD Earn 38% Less

    Health Policy &38; Management faculty member Timothy F. Page served as the corresponding author of the recently published paper, Financial Dependence of Young Adults with Childhood ADHD, which identified inferior financial outcomes among young [...]

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    Amick construction injury study ranked No. 1 by Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America

    This month, the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America, a nonprofit organization committed both to healthier laborers and healthier employer bottom lines, announced that Protecting Construction Worker Health and Safety in Ontario [...]

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    Page weighs in on rising penalties for South Florida hospitals

    Timothy Page, Ph. D. of the Department of Health Policy &38; Management weighs in with Miami Herald Health Reporter Daniel Chang on how the second year of the Hospital Acquired Conditions Reduction Program is [...]

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  • Howard appointed as interim asst. dean for the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs

    On Wednesday, Jan. 20, Dean Tomás Guilarte announced the appointment of Melissa Howard to the position of interim assistant dean for the Office of Student &38; Alumni Affairs. Assistant Dean Howard joined FIU Stempel [...]

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    Be the change: Aiyedatiwa joins Peace Corps in Cambodia

    Building handwashing stations in schools and homes. Educating expectant mothers on nutrition, birth spacing and warning signs during pregnancy. Preparing health education programs for local communities. It’s all in a days work [...]

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    Weissman represents Stempel at FPHA conference, hopes others will follow in her footsteps

    Stempel News caught up with Ph.D. student Jessica Weissman on the heels of her recent successful poster presentation at the Florida Public Health Association annual educational conference in Orlando. We asked her to [...]

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    Latinas build research careers through CRUSADA

    FIU News profiles two doctoral students at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Diana Sheehan and Gira Ravelo, who are building their research careers through CRUSADA, the Center for Research [...]

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  • Stuart receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

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

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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 [...]

    Read more

    American Public Health Association goes bananas over picture by FIU student

    A keen eye and a pair of simian subjects have helped Social Work graduate student Veronica Godoy produce a winning image that will appear in the upcoming APHA Get Ready, Pet, Go! emergency preparedness [...]

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    Latinas build research careers through CRUSADA

    FIU News profiles two doctoral students at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Diana Sheehan and Gira Ravelo, who are building their research careers through CRUSADA, the Center for Research [...]

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