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Passion for horses and public health leads December graduate to pursue career in zoonotics

Passion for horses and public health leads December graduate to pursue career in zoonotics

After Tara Suhs' graduation, she will apply to graduate programs with a focus in epidemiology or infectious disease. Long term, she'd like to research the extent of the environmental influences on the transmission of zoonotic diseases.

Master of public health (HSPM) graduate lands position with Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

Master of public health (HSPM) graduate lands position with Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

Leigh Robertson decided to use her graduate program as an opportunity to drill down to what truly impacts overall health as well as how to be a part of the healthcare delivery system while keeping population health in mind.

Physical therapy and psychology researchers win grant to investigate connection between the brain and back injury

Physical therapy and psychology researchers win grant to investigate connection between the brain and back injury

Sheri Silfies, an associate professor who joined the exercise science department's doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program this fall, and psychology associate professor Jennifer Vendemia are co-principal investigators on a nearly $1.6 million R01 NIH grant.

UofSC alumnus uses Arnold School of Public Health education to shed light on rare diseases for the CDC

UofSC alumnus uses Arnold School of Public Health education to shed light on rare diseases for the CDC

Based on his experiences in the biostatistics programs, Yinding Wang decided to continue this line of work after his 2016 graduation. First he joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an ORISE Fellow. Then he accepted a position there as a statistician.

December grad blends public health and medicine as she continues her healthcare career at the USC School of Medicine Greenville

December grad blends public health and medicine as she continues her healthcare career at the USC School of Medicine Greenville

Nabihah Kumte has had her sights set on becoming a physician for as long as she can remember. When she came to USC, her goal didn't waver but she found a new path for making it happen: public health.

Donaldson Conserve extends NIH Pathway to Independence Award into third year with R00 grant

Donaldson Conserve extends NIH Pathway to Independence Award into third year with R00 grant

The $746,989 grant will fund a three-year extension of the two-year K99 grant he received as part of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pathway to Independence Award--a training grant designed to facilitate the transition from mentored postdoctoral research to independent research.

I Am Public Health: Lyndsay Schmitt

I Am Public Health: Lyndsay Schmitt

Communication sciences and disorders student Lyndsay Schmitt is pursuing a career as speech-language pathologist working with children who have developmental disorders.

Sean Norman awarded CDC grant to study the risk of human exposure to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant bacteria

Sean Norman awarded CDC grant to study the risk of human exposure to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant bacteria

Working with a team of researchers, Norman will use the grant to study socio-ecological coupling of antibiotic resistance and the potential risk of human exposure to antibiotic resistant pathogens in bioaerosols generated during munciple wastewater treatment.

Desire to Challenge Herself Drives Sanderson in Distance Events

Desire to Challenge Herself Drives Sanderson in Distance Events

Gamecocks Online features distance swimmer Kate Sanderson, who is a freshman studying exercise science at the Arnold School.

USC student body president Taylor Wright makes an impact by combining public health and leadership experiences

USC student body president Taylor Wright makes an impact by combining public health and leadership experiences

Wright is still determining what shape that career will take after he graduates in May of next year. He's exploring the various options public health offers, such administration and policy, with the goal of continuing his public health education.

Delia West wins Pioneer Award from The Obesity Society's eHealth/mHealth section

Delia West wins Pioneer Award from The Obesity Society's eHealth/mHealth section

West's work focuses on technology-assisted lifestyle interventions. She is particularly interested in identifying the most effective approaches to harness the platforms offered by technology to increase access and efficacy of lifestyle programs to promote healthy weight management.

HPEB researchers receive additional $771K to boost synthesis and dissemination of findings from Drivers of Food Choice competitive grants program

HPEB researchers receive additional $771K to boost synthesis and dissemination of findings from Drivers of Food Choice competitive grants program

Originally funded with a five-year, $5.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the United Kingdom government, this supplemental award from the Gates Foundation brings the total funding for the program up to nearly $6.3 million.

 

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