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Global Health Consortium collaborates with PAHO, selects Malaria Champion

Global Health Consortium collaborates with PAHO, selects Malaria Champion




As part of the Consortium’s mission of end the spread of vector-borne, or mosquito spread, diseases such as malaria, Espinal and Andria Rusk, research assistant professor with the Global Health Consortium, are collaborating with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) on the Municipalities for Zero Malaria’ initiative, part of the Malaria Champions of the Americas project.

Researchers evaluate HIV prevention intervention on farmworker communities, find positive results

Researchers evaluate HIV prevention intervention on farmworker communities, find positive results




Latina immigrants in farmworker communities are a vulnerable and understudied population who are at a high risk for contracting HIV. Nationally, rates of new HIV infections among Latinas are more than four times that of non-Latina white women – and the rates are even higher for those in marginalized populations.  
Researchers from Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work’s Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA) recently concluded a three-year study on the effectiveness of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) evidence based SEPA (Salud/Health, Educación/Education, Prevención/Prevention, Autocuidado/Self-care) program.

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

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 and gives them the opportunity to discuss topics and answer fundamental questions many encounter on the track toward becoming dietitians.