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

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 […]

Your brain is a work of art

Your brain is a work of art

What do you see when you look at this image? Tomás R. Guilarte asks his 8-year-old daughter Sofia this very […]

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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Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Public health student accepted into Peace Corps

Sophie Philizaire—a master’s student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work’s Department of Health Policy and […]

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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 […]

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

It takes a lot of work by a lot of people to keep FIU a top-tier research institution. On a […]

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, […]

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Grad students selected for prestigious Gates Foundation internships

Marsha Francois was thrilled when she got the news. “I was definitely excited,” said Francois, a first-year graduate student in […]