Articles by: Jessica Drouet

Researchers find correlation between blood type and susceptibility to severe malaria

Researchers find correlation between blood type and susceptibility to severe malaria

Abraham Degarege Mengist is making malaria his mission. A doctoral student in public health with a concentration in epidemiology, Mengist […]

To help raise awareness and change the conversation about mental health, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work recently hosted the FIU Out of the Darkness Walk on campus. Organized across the country in collaboration with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the walk aims to give people the courage to speak up about their own mental health struggles or losses.

Suicide is not the answer. FIU family wants to help.

Suicide comes to the forefront when a celebrity passes away but, for many, it is a persistent daily thought. According […]

My first job in the Navy! Working in preventative medicine

My first job in the Navy! Working in preventative medicine

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first professional job out of college. After years of […]

Stempel delegation during visit to Hospital de los Angeles in Pasto, Colombia

Stempel College delegation tackles public health in Colombia

A delegation of Stempel College representatives, led by Dean Tomás R. Guilarte and Carlos Espinal, director of the Global Health […]

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Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Shanna L. Burke, assistant professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded nearly […]

Students work to alleviate health issues right in the home

Students work to alleviate health issues right in the home

Going into a stranger’s home is not necessarily an experience most students anticipate being part of their master’s degree. But […]

In the age of smart devices, young children spending more time in front of TV screens

In the age of smart devices, young children spending more time in front of TV screens

A new study by Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work researchers about screen time shows that children […]

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$3 million grant funds study of Colombian river contamination, effects on locals

$3 million grant funds study of Colombian river contamination, effects on locals

One of the largest rivers in Latin America, the Atrato River in Colombia has been tainted by decades of illegal […]

NIH awards $1.39 million to Stempel to study HIV care and treatment in Miami

NIH awards $1.39 million to Stempel to study HIV care and treatment in Miami

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.39 million grant to the Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work to […]

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A different view of the border

A different view of the border

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Recent social work graduate accepted into Peace Corps

Recent social work graduate accepted into Peace Corps

A recent graduate at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Emmanuel Vega Arreola had been working […]

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Study finds ensemble music programs positively affect students’ character, competence

A study performed by FIU’s Community-Based Research Institute (CBRI) at Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work has found […]

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Pictorial warning labels on hookahs reduce smoking satisfaction

Pictorial warning labels on hookahs reduce smoking satisfaction

In the first clinical laboratory study to provide evidence on the effects of warning labels on waterpipes, also known as […]

FIU awarded $4.8 million to train disaster response medical professionals

FIU awarded $4.8 million to train disaster response medical professionals

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) has awarded FIU’s Academy for International Disaster Preparedness at […]

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Research study participants rarely learn the results of the project — until now

Research study participants rarely learn the results of the project — until now

The Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA), part of the Robert Stempel College of Public […]

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