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Social work student wins the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship award

Pnina Aaronson, undergraduate student in The School of Social Work, recently won second place in the FIU the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship award for her moving essay....

Hear it from our students: Ph.D. in Health Disparities


Our Ph.D. in Public Health with a concentration in Health Disparities trains the next generation of health disparities researchers to be acutely aware of the social and cultural determinants of health.
Emmanuel Vega

Recent Social Work graduate accepted into The Peace Corps

A recent graduate of the School of Social Work, Emmanuel Vega Arreola had been working with refugees and asylum seekers as part of his internship for his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work...

Hear it from our students: Ph.D. in Health Systems Research


Our Ph.D. program in Health Policy and Management emphasizes public health policy analysis, health economics and health systems analysis. The Affordable Care Act created new policies and regulations that have demanded greater knowledge about how policy and practice changes influence population health and health system performance.

Academy for International Disaster Preparedness awarded nearly $5 million to train disaster response medical professionals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) has awarded Florida International University’s Academy for International Disaster Preparedness at the...
CRUSADA at community fair

CRUSADA hosted community fair, bridging the community-science gap

The Center for Research on US Latin, HIV/AIDS, and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA) at Florida International University (FIU) recently hosted a community fair at the Homestead Everglades Community...
Dr Marcus Cooke

EHS professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Marcus S. Cooke, professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, has been accepted as a management committee...

World-renowned neuroscientists visit Stempel College


Dr. Francisco Lopera, director of the Neuroscience Group at the University of Antioquia and his colleagues Dr. Marlene Jiménez del Río and Dr. Gloria Patricia Cardona-Gómez were joined by Dr. Carlos Alberto Cano from the Instituto de Envejecimiento at Universidad Javeriana on a visit to Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work.
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Craig A. Garmendia is Worlds Ahead

Thanks to his dedication and hard work, Craig A. Garmendia is being recognized as Stempel College's Fall 2018 Worlds Ahead Graduate by FIU during the commencement ceremony on Dec. 12,...
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Community-Based Research Institute receives $1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (Stempel), in collaboration with Florida State University’s (FSU) College of Nursing, have earned a $1.275 million grant to...

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Recent Social Work graduate accepted into The Peace Corps

A recent graduate of the School of Social Work, Emmanuel Vega Arreola had been working with refugees and asylum seekers as part of his internship for his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work when he decided that he wanted to further expand his horizons. He...