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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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  • 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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  • 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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    Xu and Ajabshir win scholarships to attend course at UNC Nutrition Research Institute

    Later this month, two Dietetics &38; Nutrition students, Ling Xu and Sahar Ajabshir, will be attending the “Nutrigenomics, Nutrigenetics and Precision Nutrition” course at the University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute thanks to [...]

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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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    Environmental Health course earns Quality Matters certification, a first for FIU Stempel College

    The Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work has gained its first official Quality Matters© certification for the course “Introduction to Environmental Health &8211; PHC6315,”which is a regular part of the [...]

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  • Alumni address social issues and disabilities through dance

    Two FIU Stempel College alumni, Marjorie Layne Burnett &8217;99 and Pioneer Winter &8217;08, were featured in a story by WLRN’s Nadege Green on their dance collaboration, Gimp Gait, which will [...]

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    Epidemiology student recognized as Worlds Ahead Graduate

    During the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, Diana Sheehan was recognized as a 2016 Worlds Ahead Graduate. Born in Ecuador and raised in Boston, Diana Sheehan juggled three jobs so she could pay [...]

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    Maziak and Bahelah document appearance & early symptoms of nicotine dependence among waterpipe smokers

    Converging lines of evidence show that waterpipe (hookah) smoking has been increasing dramatically among U.S. youth. Although waterpipe smoking can lead to nicotine dependence, no study to date has documented the development and [...]

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    You can help Madhivanan win contest: vote online today!

    Epidemiology professor Purnima Madhivanan could use your help. Support her work helping disadvantaged women in India by voting for her film Change-Makers to win the Every Footstep Counts contest. Vote online now! Madhivanan&#[...]

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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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    Page speaks to Wallet Hub on pros and cons of practicing medicine in Florida

    In order to help doctors make the most informed decisions regarding where to practice, Wallet Hub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 11 key metrics. They reached out [...]

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    FIU Research Into ADHD Featured in The New York Times

    On Wednesday, Feb. 17, The New York Times covered FIU research into attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that was conducted by College faculty member, Tim Page and William E. Pelham, Jr.,director of the Center [...]

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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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    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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  • 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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    Some things should never go unnoticed. Watch our FIU Radio Experiment.

    Sofia B. Fernandez, pictured in the still image below, is a project coordinator for the Miami-Dade Partnership for Preventing Health Risks Among Young Adults at FIU-BRIDGE. This experiment was produced as a [...]

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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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    Alumni address social issues and disabilities through dance

    Two FIU Stempel College alumni, Marjorie Layne Burnett &8217;99 and Pioneer Winter &8217;08, were featured in a story by WLRN’s Nadege Green on their dance collaboration, Gimp Gait, which will [...]

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