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Brie Turner-McGrievy receives nearly $3.3 million NIH grant to reduce heart disease through nutrition-based approach

Brie Turner-McGrievy receives nearly $3.3 million NIH grant to reduce heart disease through nutrition-based approach

Funded through the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the HPEB associate professor will use the five-year, R01 grant to examine the use of healthy soul food diets (plant-based vs omnivorous) to address cardiovascular disease in this population.

Bangladeshi physician and HSPM grad Anas Khurshid Nabil will begin his Ph.D. in Health Services Research at Texas A&M University to improve global health for the masses

Bangladeshi physician and HSPM grad Anas Khurshid Nabil will begin his Ph.D. in Health Services Research at Texas A&M University to improve global health for the masses

After he earns a Ph.D., Nabil plans to pursue postdoctoral research training in health policy and management. Ultimately, he will return to Bangladesh to teach and conduct research in an academic setting or join an international public health organization.

Mindi Spencer wins Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award

Mindi Spencer wins Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award

During her nine years in the Arnold School, HPEB's Mindi Spencer says she has grown from an instructor into a teacher in the classroom, and from a teacher into a mentor outside the classroom walls.

Arnold School alumna Alicia Flach joins the exercise science department's physical therapy program as clinical assistant professor

Arnold School alumna Alicia Flach joins the exercise science department's physical therapy program as clinical assistant professor

A 2008 DPT alumna, Flach has gained significant clinical, research and teaching experience over the past nine years and is looking forward to her role as a clinical assistant professor with the exercise science department's nationally-ranked DPT program.

HPEB's Mindi Spencer champions the elimination of health disparities for LGBT individuals

HPEB's Mindi Spencer champions the elimination of health disparities for LGBT individuals

Spencer pushes her students to resist any and all forces which compromise the health of the nation–a nation which is strengthened by its diversity. It is through her research and service that Spencer has demonstrated her zealous commitment to the health of the LGBT population.

May graduate to improve health locally with position at Upper Midlands Rural Health Network

May graduate to improve health locally with position at Upper Midlands Rural Health Network

Lindsey's experiences have helped prepare her for the next chapter—a position with Upper Midlands Rural Health Network. As project coordinator, she will work on the Duke Endowment-funded Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas initiative in Fairfield County.

Senior Ross Lordo uses public health program and experience as student body president to prep for career in health

Senior Ross Lordo uses public health program and experience as student body president to prep for career in health

From his public health program of study to his creative research focus, Ross Lordo is combining traditional and nontraditional components of the undergraduate experience to prepare for a career committed to improving health.

I Am Public Health: Jessica Rice

I Am Public Health: Jessica Rice

August graduate departs UofSC with Master of Speech Pathology Outstanding Student Award and a passion for literacy skills and neurogenics

COMD student Emily Metze wins national award to support career in academic-research

COMD student Emily Metze wins national award to support career in academic-research

Metze was recently recognized with a Students Preparing for Academic-Research Career Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She will use the $1,000 stipend that accompanies the award to attend the organization's annual convention in Los Angeles this fall.

Study published in PLOS One finds maternal and neonatal health initiatives have positive impact on inequity in maternal health care utilization

Study published in PLOS One finds maternal and neonatal health initiatives have positive impact on inequity in maternal health care utilization

Researchers in the Arnold School's health services policy and management department have collaborated with partners in Bangladesh to determine if the country's efforts to reduce inequity in maternal health care utilization have been successful.

COMD's Roozbeh Behroozmand receives $700K from NIH to study how brain damage causes speech impairment in stroke survivors with aphasia

COMD's Roozbeh Behroozmand receives $700K from NIH to study how brain damage causes speech impairment in stroke survivors with aphasia

Behroozmand will combine neuroimaging data with behavioral biomarkers to find out how damage to sensory and motor brain networks and altered connectivity between these regions can cause communication deficits.

Arnold School alumna Megan Weis (DrPH, MPH in HPEB) receives Michael D. Jarrett Excellence in Customer Service Award from South Carolina Public Health Association

Arnold School alumna Megan Weis (DrPH, MPH in HPEB) receives Michael D. Jarrett Excellence in Customer Service Award from South Carolina Public Health Association

Megan Weis, associate director of outreach & program development for the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Michael D. Jarrett Excellence in Customer Service Award.

 

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