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Public health major Ghia Ulrey wins scholarship to support career helping children and families

Public health major Ghia Ulrey wins scholarship to support career helping children and families

Ulrey's desire to help people was recently recognized by UofSC when she won the Michael Daniel Smith and Alexander Tyler Smith Scholarship. This award provides tuition support to a rising senior planning a career as a professional who helps children and families.

Public health senior wins Rotary Scholarship to support master's degree in his quest for universal health equity

Public health senior wins Rotary Scholarship to support master's degree in his quest for universal health equity

The senior public health major has already founded two nonprofit organizations (one on his own and a second with fellow student J.P. Prohdoel) and built relationships with communities in the Caribbean, Central America and Africa.

No. 1! UofSC sport science programs top national rankings

No. 1! UofSC sport science programs top national rankings

Arnold School contributes to UofSC's sport science programs' No. 1 ranking in the United States for the second year in a row and No. 4 ranking in the world by ShanghaiRanking's 2017 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments.

Diane Ehlers joins exercise science department, bringing research focus on physical activity's benefits to aging adults and cancer survivors

Diane Ehlers joins exercise science department, bringing research focus on physical activity's benefits to aging adults and cancer survivors

Ehlers' arrival serves to further bolster an already well-established core of expertise in cancer within the exercise science department and other areas of the Arnold School.

Suzanne McDermott to lead expansion of Disability Research and Dissemination Center with $14.8 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Suzanne McDermott to lead expansion of Disability Research and Dissemination Center with $14.8 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The new center is both an expansion and extension of the existing Disability Research and Dissemination Center, which was established in 2012 by USC and partners through support from a previous CDC grant.

Save the Date: Vernberg Lecture features Lawrence Green on November 16

Save the Date: Vernberg Lecture features Lawrence Green on November 16

University of California, San Francisco professor emeritus Lawrence Green will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series on November 16.

Russell Pate receives $2.3 million grant to study children's weight status in family child care home settings

Russell Pate receives $2.3 million grant to study children's weight status in family child care home settings

Pate and his Arnold School-based team will use the four-year R01 grant to assess how family child care homes influence behaviors, such as diet and physical activity, that are related to children's weight status.

I Am Public Health:  ZaMyra Dow

I Am Public Health: ZaMyra Dow

Using personal experiences as inspiration, master of public health student and College of Nursing advisor ZaMyra Dow works toward earning her second master’s degree at UofSC.

Researchers receive Susan G. Komen grant to establish interdisciplinary graduate training program in breast cancer disparities

Researchers receive Susan G. Komen grant to establish interdisciplinary graduate training program in breast cancer disparities

Associate professors Susan Steck (epidemiology and biostatistics) and Angela Murphy (School of Medicine) have been awarded a $405,000 grant from Susan G. Komen. The award is one of 98 new research grants to receive $30.7 million from Komen in 2017.

2nd annual Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture to feature Brian Saelens

2nd annual Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture to feature Brian Saelens

Join the Arnold School of Public Health on October 12 for the Childhood Obesity 2017 Lecture by Dr. Brian Saelens focusing on: Reducing costs and improving efficacy for pediatric weight management? An alternative really family-based treatment approach.

CENR/ENHS researchers Mohammed Baalousha and Eric Vejerano selected by National Science Foundation as NSF-EPSCoR Research Fellows

CENR/ENHS researchers Mohammed Baalousha and Eric Vejerano selected by National Science Foundation as NSF-EPSCoR Research Fellows

Mohammed Baalousha and Eric Vejerano, assistant professors in the ENHS department and CENR, have been selected to serve as research fellows with the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

Exercise science researcher improves public health by developing faith-based programs that resonate with participants' beliefs and fit into everyday life

Exercise science researcher improves public health by developing faith-based programs that resonate with participants' beliefs and fit into everyday life

In an age of complicated interventions and highly technical lab experiments, exercise science professor Sara Wilcox is returning to a time-tested approach: meeting the people where they are.

 

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