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Study finds that fathers who take out more college loans for their kids report poorer mental health

Research led by Katrina Walsemann has found that fathers with greater amounts of child-related educational debt report more depressive symptoms and worse mental health than fathers with lower amounts of child-related educational debt.

Jamie Lead and Steven Blair named in Clarivate Analytics' 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List

SmartState Endowed Chair Jamie Lead (ENHS; CENR) and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Steven Blair (Epidemiology and Biostatistics; EXSC) have once again been included in the Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers List.

I Am Public Health: Hildehardo Viado

Environmental health sciences doctoral candidate combines Army career with public health perspective to address one of his core values, selfless service - putting the needs and welfare of others at the forefront.

Genetic epidemiologist Alyssa Clay-Gilmour joins Greenville campus, bolstering Arnold School's cancer expertise

Alyssa Clay-Gilmour joined the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics on the Arnold School's satellite campus in Greenville, and her work aims to understand the underlying genetic and environmental risk factors contributing to cancer susceptibility.

Recent doctoral graduate Shelby Butz awarded John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Shelby Butz, a May 2019 graduate of the Arnold School's Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences program, has been chosen to join the 41st class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior offers Certificate of Graduate Study in Aging

The Certificate of Graduate Study in Aging, an 18 credit-hour program of graduate-level courses, recently found a new name and a new home in the Arnold School's Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior.

Environmental health sciences expert Jamie Lead travels the globe, advancing the field of nanoscience

Not only do CENR members study how to minimize the risks and maximize the benefits of nanoparticles' effects on environmental and human health, they exchange ideas with others from kindergarteners to leading scientists in the field.

Master of public health alumna wins national award for wellness efforts

Suzanne (Young) Hunt, a 2014 graduate of the Master of Public Health in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior program, has been named the 2019 Emerging Wellness Professional by the National Wellness Institute.

Nearly twenty percent of rural Americans live more than 60 miles from cancer care providers, according to new research

Rural and Minority Health Research Center scientists have found that rural populations have to travel further to reach cancer specialists (e.g., medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, cancer surgeons, gynecological oncologists).

Exercise science researcher engages undergraduate students to pioneer first whitewater kayaking studies

Teresa Moore had been a competitive body builder and power lifter for a decade when she realized she could combine her personal interests of nutrition and exercise with her career.

Doctoral student Lynsey Keator named recipient of Elaine M. Frank Endowed Fellowship

Lynsey Keator, a doctoral student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been chosen as the beneficiary of the 2019-2020 Elaine M. Frank Endowed Fellowship Fund.

Mayors on the Map: Elise Partin

UofSC features Master of Public Health alumna and Cayce Mayor (since 2008) Elise Partin, who explains how she uses a public health perspective in her work.


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