Stempel students completed more than 178,819 internship hours in 2017-2018.

FIU’s School of Public Health has been ranked in the top 100 public health programs in the country for 2020 by US. News & World Report. Coming in at #78, the ranking represents the first time the school has been ranked.

Florida International University researchers study predictors of retention in care and viral suppression among Florida youth

A study conducted by researchers at FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work aimed to assess predictors of retention in HIV care and viral suppression among youth diagnosed with HIV between...

Dietetics and Nutrition students launch podcast by dietetics students for dietetics students

As part of the class “Seminar in Dietetics and Nutrition,” students at Stempel College are creating a podcast by dietetics students for dietetics students. “Dietetics Next” looks to become a resource for students...

Florida International University researchers team up with University of Minnesota to develop a database of DNA adducts

The frequent exposure to chemicals in the environment and diet leads to the chemical modification of DNA, resulting in the formation of DNA adducts. Some DNA adducts can induce mutations during cell division, and when...

Flavored tobacco a major factor in the popularity of waterpipe smoking, study finds

Flavored tobacco is one of the major factors behind the popularity of waterpipe smoking in the United States and internationally, a recent FIU study found. Researchers at Stempel College examined the impact of tobacco...

After a natural disaster in Bockistan, Disaster Field Operations Course makes all the difference

The nation of Bockistan was hit by yet another natural disaster, this time with a possibly radioactive spill that may affect the health and well-being of the country’s 2.2 million residents. Nearly forty emergency...