Articles by: Jessica Drouet

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 […]

$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 […]

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 […]

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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Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Marcus S. Cooke, professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work in the Department of Environmental Health […]

$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 […]

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