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Standing Up for Human Rights

Standing Up for Human Rights

College of Social Work features the work of alumna Karen Rotabi (Master of Social Work, Master of Public Health), who helps ensure that women escaping to the U.S. from domestic violence and sexual assault in Guatemala are not sent back.

Master of speech pathology students win awards to help prep for academic-research careers

Master of speech pathology students win awards to help prep for academic-research careers

Sydney Bassard and Logan Douglass have been named recipients of the 2018 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

HPEB doctoral student Jennifer Mandelbaum wins S.C. IMPH Outstanding Student Abstract Award

HPEB doctoral student Jennifer Mandelbaum wins S.C. IMPH Outstanding Student Abstract Award

The USC Presidential Fellow uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the core social factors driving population health inequalities in the U.S. and abroad, particularly among low-resource populations.

COMD's Jessica Klusek to lead USC's role in $3.1 million NIH grant to study fragile X syndrome

COMD's Jessica Klusek to lead USC's role in $3.1 million NIH grant to study fragile X syndrome

This single-gene disorder represents the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability and also the most common genetic cause of autism spectrum disorder. Klusek's study will examine the transition out of school-based services and into adulthood.

Microbial mashup: From tropical mats to life on Mars and human infections

Microbial mashup: From tropical mats to life on Mars and human infections

UofSC features professor of environmental health sciences and associate dean for research Alan Decho and his research into bacteria--where they can live and how they manage to survive in some of the harshest climates on Earth and beyond.

Mohammed Baalousha and Eric Vejerano secure nearly $1 million grant from National Science Foundation to acquire specialized state-of-the-art research instrument for UofSC

Mohammed Baalousha and Eric Vejerano secure nearly $1 million grant from National Science Foundation to acquire specialized state-of-the-art research instrument for UofSC

The funding is allocated from the Major Research Instrumentation Program, which supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is otherwise too costly or not supported by other NSF programs.

Making the jump. Alumna switches careers to advance public health while drawing from her law experience

Making the jump. Alumna switches careers to advance public health while drawing from her law experience

The 2016 Ph.D. in HSPM grad is an assistant professor of healthcare administration at Samford University, and she just helped launch her School of Public Health's award-winning bachelor's degree in health administration.

I Am Public Health: Joshua Sparks

I Am Public Health: Joshua Sparks

Exercise science doctoral candidate pursues degree from No. 1 program in the U.S. so he can study ways to help modify physical activity and dietary lifestyle factors to improve metabolic and cardiovascular outcomes.

A diet of health: Public health scientist focuses on effective diets that do more than drop pounds

A diet of health: Public health scientist focuses on effective diets that do more than drop pounds

UofSC features Brie Turner-McGrievy, associate professor in the department of health, promotion, and education and USC Office of the Vice President for Research Breakthrough Star.

Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Training on September 29

Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Training on September 29

The USC Prevention Research Center is offering training to churches interested in the Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) program! FAN is designed to help churches create a healthy church environment that supports physical activity and healthy eating.

May graduate will help rebuild Columbia community impacted by 2015 flood through project lead position with AmeriCorps Vista

May graduate will help rebuild Columbia community impacted by 2015 flood through project lead position with AmeriCorps Vista

In high school, Krauss was an athlete who studied health sciences through her school's science, math, and technology center and became interested in careers that connected sports/exercise to scientific study/applications.

Angela Liese (EPID/BIOS) receives USC Educational Foundation Award for Research in Health Sciences

Angela Liese (EPID/BIOS) receives USC Educational Foundation Award for Research in Health Sciences

USC's most prestigious annual awards for research and scholarship are administered by the Office of the Provost. Liese’s selection marks the third year in a row and the sixth out of the past 10 years that an Arnold School faculty member has been chosen for this honor.

 

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