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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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  • 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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  • 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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    Cooke part of international study on use of ELISA for the assessment of oxidative stress

    FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work researcher Marcus Cooke and colleagues have published the study, Urinary 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2′-deoxyguanosine analysis by an improved ELISA: An inter-[...]

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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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    Department of Epidemiology summer 2016 newsletter now available

    The FIU Stempel College Department of Epidemiology has just released its summer 2016 newsletter highlighting the department’s achievements throughout the semester. Highlights include student awards, faculty presentations at prestigious conferences and much more. [...]

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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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  • 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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    Professor Page to serve on editorial board of Population Health Management

    Dr. Timothy Page, an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy &38; Management at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, has been selected to join the editorial board of [...]

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    Sherman’s paper ‘What is the relationship between coffee and lung cancer?’ to appear in european journal

    FIU Stempel College graduate student Marni Sherman has had her paper, What is the Relationship Between Coffee and Lung Cancer? accepted for publication by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Sherman chose to critique [...]

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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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    FIU experts discuss Zika virus

    FIU experts across the sciences, medicine, public health and hospitality discussed the Zika virus today in a panel moderated by FIU Stempel College Dean Tomás Guilarte. Among the panelists was Department of Health Promotion &[...]

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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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  • Using social media to target and prevent binge drinking in Hispanic young adults

    School of Social Work professor and FIU-BRIDGE director Eric Wagner, and doctoral student Sofia B. Fernandez will present the findings of their research project titled “Social Media-Based Prevention for Reducing Alcohol Use [...]

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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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    FIU-BRIDGE uses horses as therapy for kids in foster care

    According to FIU News, researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family Therapy Program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have partnered with Stable Place, a non-profit organization, to provide Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy as an [...]

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    School of Social Work recognizes field instructors during appreciation breakfast

    Congratulations are in order for the three field instructors who were recognized by the School of Social Work during its 2016 Field Instructors Appreciation Breakfast that took place on May 13… The M.[...]

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