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Cost-effective rides for research participants with UBER Health partnership

Cost-effective rides for research participants with UBER Health partnership




As Miami site activities began on two research collaborations funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) between Stempel’s AIDS Prevention Program and University of Florida, Lerner realized that working with Uber Technologies, Inc., the national ride-sharing network, would be an important way to help participants with their transportation issues. Within their network, Uber Health is a separate dashboard web-based platform that is HIPAA compliant for providing transportation services, applying an information security defense-in-depth strategy where layers of technical and administrative controls are deployed and then validated. 

Alexandra Briceno, 2019 Alumni Participation Challenge Scholarship Recipient

Alexandra Briceno, 2019 Alumni Participation Challenge Scholarship Recipient




Alexandra Briceno has worked hard as a student, maintaining a 4.0 GPA, consistently making the Dean’s list, and becoming a member of the Tau Sigma Honor Society are some of her most treasured accomplishments while at Stempel College. And now she can add one more: recipient of the 2019 Alumni Participation Challenge Scholarship.

$1.3M Grant Awarded to Assess Totality of Adducts Induced by Environmental Exposures

$1.3M Grant Awarded to Assess Totality of Adducts Induced by Environmental Exposures




Dr. Marcus S. Cooke, professor in Florida International University Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences, has received a $1,385,828 grant from National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his proposed novel, non-invasive DNA adductomic approach to assess the totality of adducts induced by environmental exposures.