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Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes for preterm infants born before 30 weeks gestation

Research led by epidemiology and biostatistics faculty members Nansi Boghossian and Marco Geraci has examined racial differences in outcomes of infants less than 30 weeks gestation, finding that disparities in quality care among infants continue to persist.

Center for Oceans and Human Health on Climate Change Interactions study finds environmental toxin increases risk of intestinal problems for those with liver disease

Scientists from the NIEHS-funded Center for Oceans and Human Health on Climate Change Interactions have published research findings on the impact of the environmental toxin, microcystin, on the intestinal tract.

Master of public health alumnus David Boucher named Chief Business Transformation Officer for Bumrungrad International Hospital

David Boucher, a 1982 graduate of the Department of Health Services Policy and Management's Master of Public Health program, has been selected to serve as the Chief Business Transformation Officer for Bumrungrad International Hospital.

Sayward Harrison named by Columbia Regional Business Report in list of 2019 Women of Influence

The Columbia Regional Business Report has announced their selections for their annual Women of Influence list. Sayward Harrison, a research assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, was one of the 25 recipients.

Physical therapist returns to school to focus on prevention and behavior change with Ph.D. in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior

Polish by birth, Basia Bujak had no idea that her future held a lifetime of U.S. military service when she moved to Key West, Florida at the age of 12. She studied clinical science at Ithaca College before joining the U.S. Army following her 2005 graduation.

Study finds connection between mental workload and patient care among clinical oncologists

Recent research led by Matthew Hudson, the director of Cancer Care Delivery Research at Prisma Health-Upstate and a HSPM adjunct associate professor, investigates clinical work intensity that medical oncologists experience while providing care to cancer patients.

Reading the signs. Speech and language scientist identifies children struggling with reading and comprehension

UofSC features associate professor of communication sciences and disorders Suzanne Adlof, who was named a 2019 Breakthrough Star by the Office of the Vice President for Research for her work with children in reading and comprehension.

Exercise science department welcomes exercise physiologist Shawn Arent as chair

An award-winning sports scientist with interests in the relationship between physical activity and stress and the implications for health and performance, Arent brings two decades of research, teaching and leadership experience to the role and joins us from Rutgers University.

I Am Public Health: Victoria Hickman

Health services policy and management student works toward a master of health administration through Health Services Collegiate Program, a Navy officer training program, to improve health care through policy and administration.

Alumna dedicates career to improving lives of South Carolinians after discovering public health

Ansley Lee chose the Arnold School’s Graduate Certificate in Health Communication program to continue her education and was hooked. She quickly followed up the completion of her certificate by enrolling in the same department’s (HPEB) Master of Public Health program.

Donaldson Conserve publishes research on strategies to increase HIV testing services for men in Tanzania

In his latest effort to reduce rates of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania, health promotion, education, and behavior assistant professor Donaldson Conserve has published a paper on developing national strategies for reaching men with HIV testing services in Tanzania.

Suzanne Adlof (Communication Sciences and Disorders) wins Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers were announced earlier this month. Suzanne Adlof was one of two individuals from the state of South Carolina and the only University of South Carolina researcher to be included on the list.

 

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