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Peiyin Hung (HSPM) joins National Rural Health Association's 2019 Rural Health Fellows Program

Peiyin Hung (HSPM) joins National Rural Health Association's 2019 Rural Health Fellows Program

HSPM assistant professor Peiyin Hung has been selected to join the 2019 cohort of the NRHA's Rural Health Fellows Program, which is designed to prepare emerging rural health experts for leadership roles in advancing the health of rural America.

Arnold School alumna Wendy Long (master of public health) selected as Nashville's director of health

Arnold School alumna Wendy Long (master of public health) selected as Nashville's director of health

Wendy Long, a graduate of the Arnold School's master of public health program, has been named director of health for the city of Nashville. She is transitioning into the new role from her current position as director of Tennessee's TennCare program early this year.

Epidemiology and biostatistics professor Jihong Liu publishes health equity perspective on prioritizing top health issues in China

Epidemiology and biostatistics professor Jihong Liu publishes health equity perspective on prioritizing top health issues in China

The December issue of the American Journal of Public Health includes an editorial by epidemiology and biostatistics professor Jihong Liu on prioritizing the top health issues in China beyond 2018 from a health equity perspective.

Five Arnold School researchers named in Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers List

Five Arnold School researchers named in Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers List

Compiled annually, the Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences. The 2018 list includes approximately 6,000 highly cited researchers in 21 fields from more than 60 nations around the world.

December graduate fights food insecurity by addressing barriers to affordability and accessibility of healthy local food

December graduate fights food insecurity by addressing barriers to affordability and accessibility of healthy local food

Now that she has graduated, Rebekah Laughridge is pursuing a position that combats food insecurity by focusing on increasing the accessibility and affordability of local foods through the use of best community-based, economic, and sustainable practices.

Argye Hillis to speak at Vernberg Lecture on January 24

Argye Hillis to speak at Vernberg Lecture on January 24

Join the Arnold School of Public Health for the 2019 Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series as Argye Hillis discusses “Mechanisms of Stroke Recovery: Evidence from Functional and Dysfunctional Imaging."

Taylor Wright finds his home at UofSC

Taylor Wright finds his home at UofSC

UofSC features Taylor Wright, public health senior and USC student body president, and his efforts to make every student feel welcome and involved at Carolina.

I Am Public Health: Timothy McHenry

I Am Public Health: Timothy McHenry

USC Greenville School of Medicine associate professor and Greenville Health System orthopaedic surgeon pursues master of public health in health services policy and management to better understand changing healthcare delivery practices.

Doctor of physical therapy graduate finds passion for advocacy and working with older adults

Doctor of physical therapy graduate finds passion for advocacy and working with older adults

Originally from Conway, South Carolina, Robyn Culbertson had been living in Columbia since her USC master's graduation and was happy to have a highly ranked doctor of physical therapy program at a university she trusted right in town.

Two-time alumnus Jóhann Fridriksson combines public health and politics to improve health in Iceland

Two-time alumnus Jóhann Fridriksson combines public health and politics to improve health in Iceland

After moving back to Iceland in 2015, he took a position as a specialist and researcher at Iceland's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. His role focuses on employee health-related policies, workplace health promotion and research projects in prevention and health.

Passion for horses and public health leads December graduate to pursue career in zoonotics

Passion for horses and public health leads December graduate to pursue career in zoonotics

After Tara Suhs' graduation, she will apply to graduate programs with a focus in epidemiology or infectious disease. Long term, she'd like to research the extent of the environmental influences on the transmission of zoonotic diseases.

Master of public health (HSPM) graduate lands position with Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

Master of public health (HSPM) graduate lands position with Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

Leigh Robertson decided to use her graduate program as an opportunity to drill down to what truly impacts overall health as well as how to be a part of the healthcare delivery system while keeping population health in mind.

 

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