Skip to Content

Arnold School of Public Health


Does telehealth fail minority, rural pregnant women during the pandemic?

The latest Arnold School project to learn from and address impacts of COVID-19 comes in the form of a $3 million U01 grant to investigate the effects of telehealth on disparities in maternal care during the pandemic.

I Am Public Health: Chung Li Wu

Doctoral student pursues Ph.D. in Biostatistics to lend his mathematical talent to advancing public health. His passion for correlated data led him to UofSC, and his future plans include working to improve drug development/discovery.

UofSC researchers team up to prevent cancer for vulnerable families

The five-year study is supported by a $5.8 million U01 grant from the National Cancer Institute and focuses on preventing colorectal cancer in obese parent-child dyads, particularly those in the African American community.

Doctoral Candidate Nkechi Okpara awarded scholarship to support professional development and nutrition research

Nkechi Okpara, a fourth-year doctoral Candidate in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, has been selected to receive the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation's Commission on Dietetic Registration Doctoral Scholarship.

Arnold School researchers enlisted in nationwide effort to tackle long COVID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded more than $400K to health services policy and management assistant professor Chen Liang as part of the Long COVID Computational Challenge.

Epidemiology student wins award for international public health entomology work

Lídia Gual Gonzalez, a doctoral candidate in the Ph.D. in Epidemiology program, has been selected to receive the John Henry Comstock Award from the Entomological Society of America's International Branch.

Public Health and Nursing unite to fast-track faculty diversity using $13 million grant

Thanks to a $13.2 million grant from the NIH Common Fund, epidemiology professor Angela Liese and nursing professor Coretta Jenerette will collaborate to launch the FIRST program at UofSC.

New online Master of Public Health in Epidemiology program accepts applications for inaugural cohort

The new MPH program is not only online, it is 100 percent asynchronous to fit into the busy lives of participants. Students can enroll full-time or part-time, completing the program in as little as two years.

COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted health behaviors, anxiety in university settings

The study, which was published in the Journal of American College Health, found that negative impacts on physical activity, sedentary time and anxiety persisted for this population for at least a year into the pandemic.

Behavioral intervention helps women reduce weight retention when offered during pregnancy and postpartum

Researchers have shown that their theory-based lifestyle intervention is effective in helping women with elevated weight reduce the amount of gestational weight gain they retain after birth.

Staff Spotlight: Destine Rivers

As the business manager for the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (ENHS), Destine Rivers puts her accounting degree to good use. In 2020, she joined ENHS as the business manager not only for the department but also for two major centers.

Study finds reduction in emergency room visits for non-urgent conditions after Medicaid eligibility expansion

Researchers from the Department of Health Services Policy and Management have examined whether Medicaid eligibility expansion is associated with changes in emergency department visits based on medical urgency.


News Archive

2022   2021   2020   2019   2018   2017   2016   2015

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.