Posts tagged with: "Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work"

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Mark Macgowan, associate dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, spent weeks following Hurricane Irma caring for victims' mental well-being.

Caring for disaster victims’ mental well-being: A first responder’s story

By Mark J. Macgowan Mark J. Macgowan is the associate dean of academic affairs for the Robert Stempel College of […]

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

–Video by Carl-Frederick François FIU students had a chance to both help the extended community after Hurricane Irma as well […]

closeup of woman smoking e-cigarette and enjoying smoke. Copy space

Researchers investigate effects of e-cigarettes on adolescent brains

Use of e-cigarettes is on the rise, leaving scientists wondering what effects they could have on the developing brains of […]

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU is building Florida’s first Health Disparities Research Center at a Minority Institution (RCMI) with a $13.1 million grant from […]

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

By exploiting a brain tumor’s own biology, researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are hoping to destroy glioblastoma, a […]

Health care experts

Health care experts

FIU experts are available to comment on the health care legislation. For questions or assistance in contacting any of the […]

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Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Looking for a bit of light reading this summer? Need some advice on homeschooling your child? Or maybe you’re ready […]

FIU Online offers student-centered, customized classes

FIU Online offers student-centered, customized classes

What if you could complete an online class on your own time and at your own pace? What if the […]

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Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Amid nationwide concern about the growing epidemic of opioid addiction, Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of […]

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

On Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered this message to the FIU community: This holiday season gives us […]

County officials appoint Guilarte to HIV/AIDS task force

County officials appoint Guilarte to HIV/AIDS task force

On this World AIDS Day, Miami-Dade County leads the nation in new HIV infections. Only 65 percent of those infected […]

Preparing women and minorities to lead

Preparing women and minorities to lead

The founding director of a transformational program for faculty and staff helps the underrepresented tap into their potential. Barbara Bader […]

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Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

  The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at […]

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that lack of sleep and untreated depression may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, even for those […]