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Arnold School supporter Elizabeth Newton passes away, leaves legacy

Arnold School supporter Elizabeth Newton passes away, leaves legacy

Passionately committed to health promotion and disease prevention, Elizabeth Newton established the Mary Elizabeth Newton Fellowship in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior in 2007 to support doctoral students.

CENR and ENHS researcher Mohammed Baalousha studies nanoparticles released into environment by sewage spills

CENR and ENHS researcher Mohammed Baalousha studies nanoparticles released into environment by sewage spills

The study was led by Mohammed Baalousha, an associate professor of environmental nanoscience, and published in Environmental Science: Nano--as a cover article, demonstrating the study's significance to the field as determined by the journal's editors and reviewers.

Researchers awarded grant to increase HPV vaccination, reduce disparities among adolescents in Carolinas

Researchers awarded grant to increase HPV vaccination, reduce disparities among adolescents in Carolinas

They will use the $1 million CDC award to investigate the drivers of rural-urban disparities in HPV vaccination in the Southern U.S. and then will develop a school-based intervention to increase HPV vaccine rates in rural areas of North and South Carolina.

Second Annual Arnold Aging Lecture to be held on March 28

Second Annual Arnold Aging Lecture to be held on March 28

The Arnold School will host the Arnold Aging Lecture on Thursday, March 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the UofSC Alumni Center. The keynote presentation will be given by Dr. Keith Whitfield on the topic of “Biobehavioral Insights on Health and Aging Among African Americans."

Communication sciences and disorders Ph.D. student Sigfus Kristinsson awarded grant to support dissertation research

Communication sciences and disorders Ph.D. student Sigfus Kristinsson awarded grant to support dissertation research

Kristinsson's $25,000 grant was awarded by the Leifur Eriksson Foundation to support his dissertation research, which will focus on aphasia, a communication disorder resulting from stroke or injury to the brain.

Arnold School awarded grant from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation to establish Community Health Worker Institute

Arnold School awarded grant from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation to establish Community Health Worker Institute

With funding from the BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina Foundation, the Institute will provide training and support for community health workers and the health care and community organizations that employ and interact with these professionals.

International partnerships boost consciousness, raise university’s profile

International partnerships boost consciousness, raise university’s profile

UofSC features the university's international partnerships, including HPEB professor and SmartState Endowed Chair of Healthcare Quality Xiaoming Li's work with Global Carolina to foster a partnership with Nanjing Medical University.

December graduate combines public health and law to pursue career in healthcare policy

December graduate combines public health and law to pursue career in healthcare policy

Carlyle has been interning with a consulting firm while she prepares to begin law school this fall. She's interested in politics, particularly healthcare policy, and ways to combat rising healthcare costs and the health insurance crisis.

I Am Public Health: Ethan Hunt

I Am Public Health: Ethan Hunt

Doctoral student pursues Ph.D. in exercise science to prevent childhood obesity, particularly in minority and low-income populations.

Researchers find unsafe levels of mold toxins in foods commonly given to infants and toddlers in India

Researchers find unsafe levels of mold toxins in foods commonly given to infants and toddlers in India

In a mini-survey of 29 foods commonly used in complementary feeding for infants and toddlers, research led by ENHS assistant professor Anindya Chanda examined the samples for the presence of various aflatoxins and deoxynivalenol.

Biostatistics assistant professor Yuan Wang helps scientists understand brain network disorders by revealing patterns hidden in big data

Biostatistics assistant professor Yuan Wang helps scientists understand brain network disorders by revealing patterns hidden in big data

She joined the Arnold School’s department of epidemiology and biostatistics to collaborate with Julius Fridriksson in his Aphasia Laboratory. After working with him on his aphasia research, Wang began developing unified modeling frameworks for both epilepsy and aphasia.

ENHS and CENR's Christopher Toumey publishes book on nanotechnology and the humanities

ENHS and CENR's Christopher Toumey publishes book on nanotechnology and the humanities

The book, Nanotech and the Humanities: An Anthropologist Observes the Science of Atoms and Molecules, is a collection of 29 papers Toumey has published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing on the technology.

 

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