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Jean Neils-Strunjas brings interprofessional focus to new role as COMD chair

With more than four decades in the field, Neils-Strunjas brings extensive leadership experience to her role. Her interprofessional research approach also makes her a good fit for leading a diverse department.

Public health researcher connects the dots between hearing impairment, language development

UofSC features communication sciences and disorders associate professor and Breakthrough Star Krystal Werfel, whose work focuses on literacy achievement for children with hearing loss and/or language disorders.

Study reveals how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Research from Saurabh Chatterjee's laboratory at the department of environmental health sciences has revealed the cause behind the previously established link between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and neurological problems.

I Am Public Health: Katya Altman

Environmental health sciences doctoral student uses transdisciplinary sustainability science to tackle complex societal problems, such as climate change, that affect public health and the future of our planet.

STEP Project researchers assess perceptions of implementing HIV self-testing in Haiti

Donaldson Conserve, health promotion, education, and behavior assistant professor, has begun investigating the possibility of implementing his NIH-funded Self-Testing Education and Promotion (STEP) Project in the Caribbean.

10 UofSC Students Named Fulbright U.S. Student Finalists

Arnold School graduates Samuel Breazeale and Christina Nielsen have been named as 2020 Fulbright Finalists and Paige Huffman has been selected as an alternate. They are among 10 finalists and three alternates to be chosen from UofSC.

Arnold School researchers receive National Institutes of Health grant to study sexual and gender minority health

Xiaoming Li and Shan Qiao, faculty members of the HPEB Department and the SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality have been awarded a competitive supplement grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health.

Jan Eberth named 2020 Outstanding Researcher of the Year by National Rural Health Association

The National Rural Health Association has selected Jan Eberth, associate professor of epidemiology and director of the Rural and Minority Health Research Center, as the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award.

Four exercise science students win awards from American Kinesiology Association

Students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Department of Exercise Science have been recognized as the UofSC recipients for the 2020 National Scholar Awards from the American Kinesiology Association.

UofSC Big Data Health Science Center investigators receive $1.25million NIH grant to develop data-driven strategies in fighting COVID-19

Led by Xiaoming Li and Bankole Olatosi, this two-year grant will allow the team to develop a database system for collating surveillance, clinical, multi-omics and geospatial data on SC COVID-19 patients and health workers treating them.

Doctoral candidate wants to take physical therapy to the next level

UofSC features Bachelor of Exercise Science alumnus and current Doctor of Physical Therapy student Brooks Herring -- a veteran who is seeking to help injured soldiers regain full strength.

Public health researcher addresses stigma, isolation of people living with HIV

UofSC features Breakthrough Star Shan Qiao, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior and a researcher with the South Carolina SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality.


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