Articles by: Jessica Drouet

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (Stempel), in collaboration with Florida State University’s (FSU) College of […]

Want to know what toxins you’re being exposed to? Your urine has answers

Want to know what toxins you’re being exposed to? Your urine has answers

Over the course of a lifespan, from conception to death, each person encounters a wide variety of environmental stressors such […]

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Insurance plans can be complicated to understand and in the era of the Affordable Care Act, consumers have more choices […]

Colombian students visit FIU, learn about changing global health issues

Colombian students visit FIU, learn about changing global health issues

Stempel College recently welcomed 23 students from Universidad Santo Tomás in Bogota, Colombia, for an educational inbound seminar about global […]

Stempel students help fight hunger, kick-start healthy habits

Stempel students help fight hunger, kick-start healthy habits

Currently, more than enough food is produced worldwide to feed everyone globally. Yet, 11 percent of the world’s population, roughly […]

Upon immigration to U.S., Latinos found to drink less

Upon immigration to U.S., Latinos found to drink less

Latino immigrant men have been found to consume less alcohol upon moving to the United States, compared to their pre-immigration […]

Stempel instructor’s podcast puts listeners on the frontlines of social change

Stempel instructor’s podcast puts listeners on the frontlines of social change

Shimon Cohen wanted to find a way to highlight the people who are on the frontlines of social change and […]

Helping hurricane survivors deal with psychological trauma

Helping hurricane survivors deal with psychological trauma

When disaster strikes, many stare at images of the destruction helpless. Mark Macgowan packs his bags and heads out to […]

More than an apple: the flu shot is what keeps the doctor away

More than an apple: the flu shot is what keeps the doctor away

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 80,000 Americans died of the flu and its complications […]

Stempel dean to study effects of environmental toxins and their links to Alzheimer’s disease

Stempel dean to study effects of environmental toxins and their links to Alzheimer’s disease

The global prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, an irreversible neurodegenerative condition resulting in extensive memory loss and dementia, is increasing. The […]

My internship at the United Nations

My internship at the United Nations

Name: Amani Othman Hometown: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Major: Ph.D. in Public Health at Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social […]

Summer 2018 graduates show perseverance and drive

Summer 2018 graduates show perseverance and drive

For many of the nearly 4,300 students graduating this summer, the achievement comes after overcoming various life challenges in the […]

by Eduardo Merille

Board of Trustees rates Rosenberg’s performance “superior,” extends his contract

In its last meeting of the academic year, the FIU Board of Trustees extended President Mark B. Rosenberg’s contract and […]

Graduates use degrees to climb socio-economic ladder

Graduates use degrees to climb socio-economic ladder

Many of the more than 5,500 FIU students graduating this spring will use their FIU degrees as one-way tickets to […]

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

FIU is returning to the eMerge Americas conference to participate in innovative panel discussions and highlight the latest advances out […]

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