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Would you like to learn more about what our students and faculty in the Department of Epidemiology are doing?Check out the Fall 2018 edition of our departmental newsletter to learn...
A study performed by Marcus S. Cooke along with visiting scholars Dr. Ying-Ming Shih, Chih-Hong Pan, Mu-Rong Chao and Ching-Wen Hu of Chung Shan Medical University in Taiwan, found that RNA and DNA damage provide better screening results, compared to lipid damage, as predictive biomarkers when testing for disease in urine.
Additionally, the researchers found that the temperature that is used to prepare urine samples can greatly affect study outcomes.
Going into a stranger’s home is not necessarily an experience most students anticipate being part of their master’s degree. But for public health students who take part in field research, that is a vital component of their education.
“It is important that students have the opportunity to get real field experience as students,” said senior community-based mentor Claudia Pinzon-Iregui. “They are the ones who will continue to move the research forward, and we are here to guide them as they become public health leaders.”
A new study by about screen time shows that children are spending more time watching television than ever before. Comparing pre-mobile device usage in 1997 to when mobile devices were widely available in 2014, the study found that television consumption...
Shimon Cohen wanted to find a way to highlight the people who are on the frontlines of social change and social justice, and he knew he needed to find an innovative way of doing it.