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Center for Community Health Alignment Partners with Johnson & Johnson to Combat Racial and Health Inequities

In partnership with the National Association of Community Health Workers, the Center for Community Health Alignment is working to eradicate racial/social injustice as a public health threat by leveraging the community health worker program.

Researchers across South Carolina partner with AARP SC to produce report on health disparities among older Black adults

The report, Health Disparities: South Carolina Non-Hispanic Black People Aged 50+, was produced by a team of researchers from across the state, including HPEB associate professor Lucy Ingram.

Ph.D. in Exercise Science graduate to pursue academic career focusing on female athlete triad, eating disorder risk, and body image dissatisfaction

During her program, Norman J. Arnold Doctoral Fellow Allison Smith developed research expertise in the female athlete triad, eating disorder risk in understudied populations and body image dissatisfaction.

Faculty establish fellowship to recruit, support underrepresented students studying speech-language pathology

In an effort to address the field's lack of diversity, the COMD department has established a fellowship to recruit and support students from underrepresented backgrounds in communication sciences and disorders.

Staff Spotlight: Mike Young, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the Center for Community Health Alignment and PASOs

Over the years, Young has worked to strengthen South Carolina's Latino communities by overseeing and supporting a statewide team of Community Health Workers/Promotores and strengthening networks.

Study finds state vaccine mandates for child care centers effectively increase proportion of young children up to date with vaccines

Research led by Nicole Hair has found that states that adopt child care mandates for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine see a corresponding increase in the proportion of children who are up to date on their pneumococcal vaccines.

I Am Public Health: Anja Derry

Master's student pursues career as speech-language pathologist to support children with communication disorders, particularly those who have limited resources to access healthcare/rehabilitation services.

Postdoctoral fellow Oluwafemi Adeagbo selected as affiliate member of African Academy of Sciences

Oluwafemi (Femi) Adeagbo, a postdoctoral fellow with the Center for Healthcare Quality and Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, has been selected as an affiliate member of the African Academy of Sciences.

Register today for the UofSC Nutrition Research Symposium held April 9

The University of South Carolina’s Nutrition Consortium Mini Symposium, “UofSC Nutrition Research Symposium: Share, Discover, Connect" will be held online Friday, April 9, 2021 from 1:00-4:00PM.

Facility ownership matters in the provision of suicide prevention programs, study shows

Researchers at the Arnold School's Rural and Minority Health Research Center have completed a study on the differences of facility ownership in suicide prevention programs in outpatient mental healthcare settings across the United States.

Ciaran Fairman brings exercise oncology expertise to Department of Exercise Science as assistant professor

Originally from Ireland, Fairman has studied in the United States and Australia. He is applying his resulting expertise to researching how exercise and nutritional interventions can target the side effects of cancer/treatment.

Resilience, ingenuity define UofSC's COVID response

Surveillance and monitoring are key components in protecting public health during a pandemic. See how environmental health sciences associate professor Sean Norman and his team are playing their part with this video from UofSC.

 

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