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Vegan soul food: Will it help fight heart disease, obesity?

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) offers an in-depth look at one of the projects they support -- health promotion, education, and behaviors associate professor Brie Turner-McGrievy's NEW Soul Study.

Nansi Boghossian wins NIH R01 grant to shed light on why racial and ethnic disparities persist in maternal adverse outcomes

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $3.5 million to epidemiology associate professor Nansi Boghossian to examine the links between racial/ethnic disparities and higher-level factors such as hospital quality and Medicaid expansion.

Clarivate Analytics names Jamie Lead and Steven Blair to Highly Cited Researchers List once again

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.

Victoria Lambert wins National Institutes of Health supplement to support dissertation research addressing cancer disparities among Latinos

Victoria Lambert, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, has been awarded a $200K grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research addressing cancer disparities among Latinos.

UofSC No. 1 in U.S. in sport science for fourth time

The University of South Carolina continues to lead the way in sport science in the United States, with its programs ranked No. 1 in the nation for the fourth consecutive time in the Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments.

National Rural Health Association selects Whitney Zahnd to join Rural Health Fellows Program

Following in the footsteps of Rural and Minority Health Research Center core faculty Jan Eberth (director), Elizabeth Crouch (deputy director), Peiyin Hung, and Melinda Merrell, Whitney Zahnd will join the Rural Health Fellows Program.

Mohammed Baalousha wins grant to examine release and impact of nanomaterials into environment due to wildfires

Mohammed Baalousha, an associate professor with the ENHS department and Center for Nanoscience and Environmental Research, is co-leading a Rapid Response Research Collaborative project to assess the effects of the 2020 fire season.

Doctoral student researches literacy interventions for children with hearing loss, selected to join national leadership program

Ellie Cooper, a doctoral student in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders, has been selected as a member of the 2020 Early Childhood Leadership Initiative Cohort of the Division of Early Childhood/Council for Exceptional Children.

Alumna Shaena Rouse makes good on commitment to improve health in South Carolina and beyond

Since her 2011 graduation, Rouse has applied lessons from her Master of Public Health in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior program to her work as a public health professional with UofSC, the SC Institute for Medicine and Public Health, and United Way.

Health promotion, education, and behavior researchers lead two new projects focusing on food insecurity

Edward Frongillo and collaborators have been awarded two R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health to study an intervention for individuals with diabetes and research aimed at reducing HIV and cardiovascular disease health disparities.

Danielle Brown (Ph.D. in Epidemiology) awarded NIH Diversity Supplement to examine how food insecurity affects diabetes among youth

Brown will use data from the SEARCH Food Security study to conduct her dissertation research, examining the experiences of food insecure youth and young adults with diabetes who have mental health problems.

I Am Public Health: Chloe Rodriguez Ramos

A passion for mapping the origins of pets' infectious diseases during her time as a veterinary assistant led Chloe Rodriguez Ramos to pursue her second UofSC degree - a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology.

 

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