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Florida International University researchers respond with recommendations to help prevent and correct research effected by invalid data
In a response printed in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, Dr. Craig Garmendia, recent graduate from FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work; and Dr. Purnima Madhivanan, associate professor of Epidemiology at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, recommend there be guidance in the research community that would require researchers to periodically update meta-analysis results, particularly to verify when research has been altered or retracted.
Benjamin C. Amick III, professor and chair of the department of health policy and management at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has worked with the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) to develop INDICATOR, an assessment and referral tool that will improve job safety in construction. Amick is a senior scientist at IWH, based in Toronto, Canada, and was the principal investigator on the project.
The Research Center in Minority Institutions (RCMI) at Stempel College recently graduated its first cohort as part of the Investigator Development Core Pilot Grant Program. Four junior faculty members completed the one-year program that helps support them in achieving their research goals, all of which are related to addressing some of our most persistent and complex national health disparities issues.
Dr. Magnolia Hernandez has been appointed Assistant Dean of Student & Alumni Affairs for the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work.
Donald Yanogo chose to attend FIU to affect change in his home country of Burkina Faso.
A medical doctor, Yanogo applied for a Fulbright scholarship and to the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work to gain the skills and knowledge necessary for him to tackle health issues on a greater scale at home.