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HSPM doctoral candidate Matthew Yuen wins S.C. IMPH Outstanding Student Abstract Award for the second year in a row

HSPM doctoral candidate Matthew Yuen wins S.C. IMPH Outstanding Student Abstract Award for the second year in a row

This year marks the second year that Yuen has won the Outstanding Student Abstract Award from the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health. It's the third year in a row for a HSPM student and the fifth year in a row for an Arnold School to win the award.

A family affair

A family affair

Inspired by her younger brother's struggles with ADHD, Sydney Bassard earned her public health degree in May and plans to become a speech/language pathologist.

C-STAR Lecture Series engages participants from around the world by leading the conversation on stroke recovery

C-STAR Lecture Series engages participants from around the world by leading the conversation on stroke recovery

Organized by Associate Professor and C-STAR Co-investigator Dirk den Ouden, the C-STAR Lecture Series provided talks by members and guests of the Center throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

Arnold School announces first annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards Program

Arnold School announces first annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards Program

The Arnold School of Public Health is pleased to announce the first annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards Program. Through the generous support of Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold, these awards contribute to developing future leaders in aging research.

Exercise Science undergraduate Elizabeth Rizor to spend her summer in prestigious biostatistics program

Exercise Science undergraduate Elizabeth Rizor to spend her summer in prestigious biostatistics program

The NIH-funded Colorado Summer Institute in Biostatistics program aims to introduce advanced undergraduates and early-stage graduate students to the field of biostatistics and data sciences.

COMD's Kenn Apel receives nearly $1.4 million to develop literacy assessment tool for students in grades 1-6

COMD's Kenn Apel receives nearly $1.4 million to develop literacy assessment tool for students in grades 1-6

Kenn Apel, professor and chair for COMD, has been awarded a three-year, $1,385,473 grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. The funding will support Project MATRS (Morphological Awareness Test for Reading and Spelling).

Christine Younes receives MCD Outstanding Student award and commits to advocating for those with developmental disabilities

Christine Younes receives MCD Outstanding Student award and commits to advocating for those with developmental disabilities

The August graduate is completing her degree while working full-time and living 1,600 miles away in Denver--thanks to the flexible structure of this part-time degree path to becoming a speech-language pathologist.

2nd Annual Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Emerging Scholar In Childhood Obesity Graduate Student Research Award

2nd Annual Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Emerging Scholar In Childhood Obesity Graduate Student Research Award

Through the generous support of Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold, the Arnold School of Public Health is pleased to announce the second annual Emerging Scholar in Childhood Obesity graduate research awards.

Victoria Henbest receives CAPCSD Ph.D. Scholarship to support dissertation research

Victoria Henbest receives CAPCSD Ph.D. Scholarship to support dissertation research

COMD Ph.D. candidate Victoria Henbest will contribute to the advancement of language and literacy through her dissertation research on the linguistic awareness skills that contribute to success with reading and spelling in children who have autism spectrum disorder.

Finding the right words: Public health researcher Julius Fridriksson helps stroke survivors recover their words

Finding the right words: Public health researcher Julius Fridriksson helps stroke survivors recover their words

UofSC's Craig Brandhorst highlights how COMD Professor and Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery Director Julius Fridriksson is helping stroke survivors and why he was chosen as a 2017 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Award winner.

Epidemiology doctoral student contributes expertise to SC Rural Health Action Plan through consultant practicum

Epidemiology doctoral student contributes expertise to SC Rural Health Action Plan through consultant practicum

The action plan will provide strategies for enhancing rural health outcomes to improve rural health in the state. It will also offer solutions for attaining improved access to healthcare resources and a better understanding and shared accountability.

S.C. public health advocate says some immigrant parents are opting children out of health care services

S.C. public health advocate says some immigrant parents are opting children out of health care services

The Post & Courier's Lauren Sausser interviews PASOs Director Julie Smithwick about a new trend in South Carolina and other states: some immigrant parents are now opting children out of healthcare services.

 

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