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

FIU celebrates outstanding students at annual award ceremony

FIU celebrates outstanding students at annual award ceremony

Published researchers, disability advocates and passionate leaders are all among FIU’s best and brightest. The Division of Academic & Student […]

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 […]

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In the first study to calculate children’s social, behavioral and academic difficulties into a family’s cost of raising a child with ADHD, researchers at FIU's Center for Children and Families discovered raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD.

Raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD, study finds

Story by Rosanna Castro Raising a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) costs American families an estimated $5.8 billion […]

Answering Venezuela’s SOS: Students and faculty reach out

Answering Venezuela’s SOS: Students and faculty reach out

The FIU community helps to meet the most basic needs of the country’s suffering masses President Donald Trump visited FIU […]

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 […]

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11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

11 FIU graduate programs among the top 100 public universities

Graduate programs in six FIU colleges are ranked among the top 50 in public universities, according to U.S. News & […]

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families have found computer-based interventions can cut childhood anxiety treatment costs nearly […]

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Story by Rosanna Castro A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Researchers clear the air about vaping

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Research teams all across the globe are eagerly awaiting a major release of data from the largest study ever attempted […]

Panel explores effects of red tide on Florida

Panel explores effects of red tide on Florida

Red tide continues to be a source of concern for Florida, according to FIU experts. The harmful algal bloom that […]

Naples, USA - April 29, 2018: Florida pink, red and orange sunset in gulf of Mexico with sign for red tide dead fish algae bloom warning

FIU expert panel to discuss Florida red tide

The confirmation of a red tide in the waters off Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties – a rare occurrence on […]

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

Harnessing the power of an ancient practice

When life stressors started getting the best of her, FIU researcher Gladys Ibañez turned to kung fu to cope. The […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

Advocating for mobile pediatric hospitals

It’s not every day that an iconic athlete joins FIU on Capitol Hill to advocate for pediatric health. Retired golfer Jack […]