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James Hébert invited to join National Institutes of Health Nutrition Research Thought Leader Panel for the NIH Nutrition Research Task Force

James Hébert invited to join National Institutes of Health Nutrition Research Thought Leader Panel for the NIH Nutrition Research Task Force

James Hébert, CPCP Director, has been invited to serve on the NIH Nutrition Research Thought Leader Panel, which is part of the NIH Nutrition Research Task Force.

CPCP Researcher Named as 2016 National Rural Health Association Rural Health Fellow

CPCP Researcher Named as 2016 National Rural Health Association Rural Health Fellow

Dr. Eberth Named as one of the 2016 National Rural Health Association Rural Health Fellow

Inflammation negatively impacts telomere length, but the dietary inflammatory index can help

Inflammation negatively impacts telomere length, but the dietary inflammatory index can help

Using evidence about the effects of chronic inflammation on the human body, a research team at CPCP has developed the copyrighted dietary inflammatory index (DII), which ranks foods and macronutrients according to their inflammatory properties. The DII researchers have now drilled down even further to look at how diet and inflammation are tied to telomere length.

Outstanding early stage investigators awarded prestigious mentored research grants

Outstanding early stage investigators awarded prestigious mentored research grants

Drs. Tisha Felder and Jan Eberth, early stage investigators with CPCP, were recently awarded major mentored research grants from the National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society, respectively. Dr. Felder is jointly affiliated with CPCP and the College of Nursing, and Dr. Eberth is a core faculty member of CPCP and an Assistant Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Trisha Mandes, Director of Columbia's Cooking, demos healthy recipes on WLTX

Trisha Mandes, Director of Columbia's Cooking, demos healthy recipes on WLTX

Catch Trisha Mandes, Director of Columbia's Cooking, on WLTX presenting a cooking demo to raise awareness for the Women at Heart event taking place Saturday, September 26, where Columbia's Cooking will be offering taste tests and sharing information on how heart disease can be reversed via diet and lifestyle changes.

Columbia's Cooking launches new website

Columbia's Cooking launches new website

Columbia's Cooking is thrilled to present a brand new website, www.ColumbiasCooking.org. To celebrate the release of the website, Columbia's Cooking is hosting free cooking and nutrition videos on the site that explain the evidence and cooking skills needed for optimal health. Videos available include a cooking demo for a 15-minute meal the whole family will love. For even more free recipes and to stay up-to-date, be sure to sign up for the Columbia's Cooking newsletter on their new website.

Honors undergrad joins an early acceptance and research experience program for medical school

Honors undergrad joins an early acceptance and research experience program for medical school

In addition to collaborating with CPCP's Dr. Heather Brandt and the SC Cancer Disparities Community Network, undergraduate honors student Kelsie Dirksing has spent her summers working in the prestigious Research Observation Service and Education (ROSE) Program at the University of Cincinnati. She has also gained early acceptance to the University of Cincinnati's Medical School, where she will start in the Fall of 2016.

CPCP's S.C. Cancer Disparities Community Network publishes supplement in Progress in Community Health Partnerships

CPCP's S.C. Cancer Disparities Community Network publishes supplement in Progress in Community Health Partnerships

The S.C. Cancer Disparities Community Network, within the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, has spearheaded a publication describing a major national cancer prevention effort.

Eat This Now

Eat This Now

Lead Nutritionist at the Cancer Prevention and Control Program Trisha Mandes details her approach to healthy eating using a plant-based, low-fat, whole-food diet in which portion size isn't controlled because you eat the right foods in the right ratios to maximize nutrition.

Evolution of a Dietary Inflammatory Index: from an idea to an emerging, coherent picture of the role of inflammation in cancer

Evolution of a Dietary Inflammatory Index: from an idea to an emerging, coherent picture of the role of inflammation in cancer

Drs. Nitin Shivappa and James Hébert explained the development and current applications of the Dietary Inflammatory Index at the International Agency for Research on Cancer's 50th Anniversary Conference in Lyon, France on June 9, 2015.

New screening benefit can help smokers, former smokers

New screening benefit can help smokers, former smokers

Core CPCP faculty member Dr. Jan Eberth contributed an opinion piece to The State newspaper to help spread word about the recent Medicare and Medicaid coverage decision regarding low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. This important decision makes annual screening available for individuals at high risk for lung cancer at no cost to patients.

Experts, including CPCP director Dr. James Hébert, contribute to WIS news' investigation of hidden food ingredients

Experts, including CPCP director Dr. James Hébert, contribute to WIS news' investigation of hidden food ingredients

Dawndy Mercer-Plank of WIS News investigated hidden unhealthy ingredients, including added sugars and dyes, in common foods often considered to be healthy. A group of nutrition experts helped WIS spread the word about how to choose healthy items at the grocery store.

Columbia's Cooking! teaches students and Columbia residents to eat healthy

Columbia's Cooking! teaches students and Columbia residents to eat healthy

Columbia residents interested in healthy cooking attended a recent Columbia's Cooking! class hosted by University of South Carolina first lady Patricia Moore-Pastides.

An ounce of prevention: How Obamacare is making South Carolina healthier

An ounce of prevention: How Obamacare is making South Carolina healthier

Three of our researchers, James Hébert, Julia Houston and Heather Brandt, detail the effect that the Affordable Care Act has had on the health of our state.

Clyburn Lecture features its namesake, James E. Clyburn, as keynote speaker on April 27

Clyburn Lecture features its namesake, James E. Clyburn, as keynote speaker on April 27

The 8th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture will take place April 27, 2015 and will highlight important research being done into health disparities, especially those disproportionally affecting South Carolina.

Three student teams win Silver ADDYS for integrated campaigns

Three student teams win Silver ADDYS for integrated campaigns

The Columbia's Cooking! rebrand, 4WARD, was recently awarded a Silver ADDY.

 

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