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Researchers publish scientific statement on alcohol and cancer on behalf of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Researchers publish scientific statement on alcohol and cancer on behalf of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Anthony Alberg, professor and chair of the epidemiology and biostatistics department, has authored Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

HSPM's Elizabeth Crouch selected to join National Rural Health Association's 2018 Rural Health Fellows Program

HSPM's Elizabeth Crouch selected to join National Rural Health Association's 2018 Rural Health Fellows Program

The health policy researcher sees her work with vulnerable populations and rural health disparities as a natural extension of the interests she first cultivated as a child. Specifically, she examines disparities across the life course, from the beginning of life.

HPEB associate professor Heather Brandt appointed to the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health

HPEB associate professor Heather Brandt appointed to the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health

As a board member, Brandt will help develop and review the Journal's strategic plan and policy issues and provide direction and advice to the Journal's editors and staff. The board also serves as a link to APHA members and readers.

Two Arnold School students receive first Annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards

Two Arnold School students receive first Annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards

Doctoral candidates Dana AlHasan (epidemiology) and Karim Johari (communication sciences and disorders) have been named Graduate Scholars in Aging as part of a research awards program supported by Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold.

New EXSC faculty member Abbi Lane-Cordova dedicated to helping women with pregnancy complications protect their long-term health

New EXSC faculty member Abbi Lane-Cordova dedicated to helping women with pregnancy complications protect their long-term health

Lane-Cordova's research focuses on understanding the processes underlying the increased long-term heart disease risk in women who have experienced certain pregnancy complications such as high blood pressure.

UofSC researchers engaged in the struggle to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

UofSC researchers engaged in the struggle to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

UofSC highlights the work of opioid researchers from pharmacy, social work, and the Arnold School. HSPM's Zaina Qureshi explains how monitoring programs can help combat this public health problem.

Liese named recipient of 2017 H.A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award by University of North Carolina

Liese named recipient of 2017 H.A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award by University of North Carolina

EPID/BIOS professor Angela Liese has been honored with the H.A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award by the Epidemiology Chapter of the Gillings School of Global Public Health Alumni Association at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

HPEB's Brie Turner-McGrievy receives national award for weight management outcomes research

HPEB's Brie Turner-McGrievy receives national award for weight management outcomes research

Brie Turner-McGrievy has received the Excellence in Weight Management Outcomes Research Award from the Weight Management dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Dorothy Byrden retiring as Arnold School budget manager; Sandy Besley joins School to fill the role

Dorothy Byrden retiring as Arnold School budget manager; Sandy Besley joins School to fill the role

After 38 years and countless contributions to the Arnold School, Dorothy Byrden will be retiring in December. Sandy Besley joins the School from USC Aiken on November 1 to serve as budget manager.

I Am Public Health: Maria Sevoyan

I Am Public Health: Maria Sevoyan

Armenian physician works toward Ph.D. in epidemiology to build expertise in perinatal epidemiology and familial Mediterranean fever using advanced methods and analytical techniques.

EXSC Alumna and SOM postdoctoral fellow awarded NIH award to study cancer pain

EXSC Alumna and SOM postdoctoral fellow awarded NIH award to study cancer pain

Inspired by the loss of her aunt to breast cancer, Kandy Velázquez is researching how to ease pain. An Arnold School alumna and a current postdoctoral fellow in the School of Medicine, Velázquez, will receive nearly $1 million from NIH over the next five years to fund her research.

Losing weight online through the iReach study

Losing weight online through the iReach study

Columbia resident Rob Thompson explains how the SmartState Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles' iReach Study helped him lose weight and change his life.

 

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