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Claflin students win Clyburn Scholarships to earn B.S. and MPH through 4+1 Dual Degree Program

Emersen Frazier and Jamal Walker, rising seniors at Claflin University, have been selected to receive the James E. and Emily E. Clyburn Public Health Endowed Scholarship Award to complete the 4+1 Dual Degree Program.

Center for Community Health Alignment awarded grant to enhance equity through cross-sector alignment

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Aligning Systems for Health has awarded $273K to the Arnold School's Center for Community Health Alignment - one of seven recipients out of more than 150 applications for funding.

Jim Thrasher wins UofSC Educational Foundation Research Award for Health Sciences

Jim Thrasher has been named the 2020 recipient of the Educational Foundation Research Award for Health Sciences. He is the fourth Arnold School faculty member to win this award in the past five years and the seventh Arnold School winner in the past 12 years.

Arnold School faculty members to serve as principal investigators on 13 projects supported by 2020 ASPIRE grants

Faculty members from across the Arnold School received funding through the Office of the Vice President for Research's Advanced Support for Innovative Research Excellence (ASPIRE) program.

COVID-19 crisis adds new layer to diabetes study, researchers provide resources to vulnerable participants

The COVID-19 pandemic has added a new layer to epidemiology professor Angela Liese's SEARCH Food Security Study: providing much-needed support and resources to individuals with diabetes.

Arnold School Center trains, supports community health workers as they serve SC communities on front lines of COVID-19 crisis

Julie Smithwick couldn't have known the COVID-19 pandemic would arrive just one year later, but the Community Health Worker Institute launched just in time to prepare its first cohort of community health workers for a greater challenge than anyone foresaw.

Charles Matthews and Nitin Shivappa win 2020 Arnold School Alumni Awards

Charles (Chuck) Matthews (M.S. in Exercise Science, 1991) has been awarded the Norman J. Arnold Alumni Medal, and Nitin Shivappa (Ph.D. in Epidemiology, 2014) is the recipient of the Gerry Sue Arnold Alumni Award.

Doctoral graduate builds expertise in leveraging tobacco control policies to combat nicotine addiction

Over the past six years, Yoojin Cho has worked with health promotion, education, and behavior professor Jim Thrasher to study the behavioral and regulatory aspects of tobacco control research. She'll continue their research with a postdoctoral fellowship.

Exercise science graduate pursues career combining occupational therapy with adaptive sports and recreation

Mackenzie Walker became interested in adaptive sports and recreation when she began volunteering with the Brooks Rehabilitation Adaptive Sports and Recreation program after high school.

Public health graduate to gain clinical experience before applying to medical school

After graduating this month, Zachary Travis will take the next step toward his future career as a physician by working as a clinical donation specialist with We Are Sharing Hope SC to gain experience.

Athletic training graduate to complete residency in orthopedics and diagnostics

During his Master of Science in Advance Athletic Training program, Kacey Ohlemeyer has developed interests in nutrition, manual therapy, professionalism and outcome measures.

COVID-19 impact: Why are hospitals laying off nurses in the middle of a pandemic?

Clinical associate professor of health services policy and management Bankole Olatosi answers UofSC questions about how hospitals are struggling financially because of strains brought on by the pandemic.


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