Posts tagged with: "FIU Stempel College"

$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 […]

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 […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

Building powerful public health alliances at global conference

The eighth annual International Global Health Conference was held May 22-25 at Modesto A. Maidique Campus. It provided an opportunity, […]

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 May marks the beginning of summer at FIU. We celebrated with the thousands of students […]

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Where there’s music, there’s hope

Where there’s music, there’s hope

Study finds music helps improve the lives of at-risk youth As funding dwindles for arts education nationally, non-profit organizations such […]

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

When FIU graduate student John Cibotti finishes a long day, he sets up his custom-built hookah for a smoking session […]

Centeno, who graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s in liberal studies and a minor in psychology, discovered her passion for epidemiology while taking an introduction to public health course.

Student lands D.C. internship to help Latino families gain health access

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  What ultimately led Jenniffer Centeno ‘14 to pursue a master’s degree in public health […]

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