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Arnold School associate professors receive faculty service awards from Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research has announced the 2020 research-related service awards, and associate professors Jan Eberth and Brie Turner-McGrievy are among those selected from across the university.

Kenn Apel wins Honors of the Association award from South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association has selected Kenn Apel, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, to receive the Honors of the Association.

2019-2020 SPARC Graduate Research Grants awarded to 12 Arnold School graduate students

Graduate students from across the Arnold School have earned 2019-2020 SPARC Graduate Research Grants from the UofSC Office of the Vice President for Research to fund individual scholarship initiatives.

Researchers win $11.16 Million Grant to Launch a Research Center on Children’s Well-Being

Professor Ron Prinz (College of Arts and Sciences) landed an $11.16 million grant to establish the NIH Research Center for Child Well-Being with Exercise Science Professor Michael Beets and 15 other UofSC collaborators.

Mufaro Kanyangarara boosts Arnold School's global health and infectious diseases expertise

In 2019, Mufaro Kanyangarara joined the Arnold School to continue advancing her research in the areas of global health and infectious diseases, particularly those affecting mothers, newborns and children in low- and middle-income countries.

Research finds athletes with ADHD or learning disabilities at greater risk for incurring concussions, face harder recoveries

Members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association have been presenting and publishing findings from a series of studies on concussions among athletes who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Taking it to the next level. Environmental health sciences assistant professor Guoshuai Cai harnesses the power of bioinformatics

Guoshuai Cai was studying microbiology as a master's student when he first encountered the emerging field of bioinformatics - the development of software tools for understanding biological data - which was riding a wave of explosive growth.

Ph.D. student awarded predoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association

After a few years as a physical therapist, Allison Lewis began looking at doctoral programs to better understand how to optimize clinical interventions and found her way to the Arnold School's Ph.D. in Exercise Science program (ranked No. 1 in the nation).

Epidemiology students win awards for spirituality and public health essays

Two doctoral students in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics have won awards for their submissions to the 2019 Spirituality and Public Health Student Essay Contest. Rajat Das Gupta won first prize, and Maxwell Akonde won third prize.

Alumnus included in 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health list by National Minority Quality Forum

Shaun Owens, an assistant professor in the College of Social Work and an alumnus of the Arnold School's Ph.D. in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior program, has been recognized for his work on behalf of older adults and cancer patients.

Alumna strikes balance between military service and career in science

Ph.D. in HPEB alumna Julianna Jayne leads the Military Nutrition Division in providing the biomedical science basis for nutritional approaches that enable optimal performance for services members.

Communication sciences and disorders doctoral student leads development of top 10 paper

Members of the COMD department's Aphasia Laboratory have published a paper included in the top ten list for the most downloaded/read articles of the 750 papers published by American Speech and Hearing Association journals in 2019.


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