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Donaldson Conserve wins emerging professional award and prestigious HIV fellowship
The 2020 Emerging Professional - Graduate Degree Award is from Conserve's alma mater, Pennsylvania State University. The fellowship is his selection into the HIV Prevention Trials Network Scholar Program.
Speech-language pathology student wins national award, pursues career in auditory verbal therapy
A Columbia native herself, Blythe Vickery is committed to increasing access to auditory verbal therapy in South Carolina and plans to pursue a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certification after her 2021 graduation.
Public health seniors Jared Dawson and Emily Saathoff win Rotary Global Grants to pursue master of public health degrees abroad
Jared "JD" Dawson will complete an MPH at the University of Cape Town, studying disease prevention and treatment. Emily Saathoff will complete an MPH with a focus on child and maternal health at the University of Ghana.
Jan Eberth tapped to lead American College of Epidemiology
Jan Eberth, who is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the director of the Rural and Minority Health Research Center, will serve as president-elect during the 2020-2021 year and then president from 2021-2022.
Rural Health and Minority Research Center awarded $2.8 million from Health Resources & Services Administration
Jan Eberth (director) and Elizabeth Crouch (deputy director), co-principal investigators for the Arnold School's Rural and Minority Health Research Center, have been awarded funding to support the Center for another four years.
Leila Larson brings global health background, child nutrition/development expertise to HPEB department
She is using her expertise in child development and malnutrition in studies in Malawi and Bangladesh to examine the effects of nutritional supplementation in early life on cognitive functioning and health of children and their mothers.
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Master of Communication Disorders student Natalie Hirons is changing careers to combine
research and working with patients directly and engage in a profession that offers
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