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Athletic training researchers investigate heat-related health effects on university marching band musicians

Researchers at the Arnold School of Public Health and the University of Kansas have completed the first phase of a study examining the health effects of practicing or performing in high environmental temperatures among university marching band musicians.

Prevention Research Center awarded CDC funding to re-up for another five years

The CDC has announced recipients of the 2019-2024 funding cycle for the Prevention Research Center network. UofSC was among the 25 academic institutions to receive the grants to conduct applied public health prevention research.

Exercise science alumnus and SC Army National Guard member pursues career as physician assistant to protect health of South Carolinians

South Carolina native Patrick Magee joined the South Carolina Army National Guard shortly after graduating from high school in Camden where he grew up. In the eight years since then, he's been on one deployment and two activations for state emergencies.

Health care funding pushes UofSC to research record

UofSC reaches new milestone with $278.6 M in research funding. Health researchers, including Arnold School faculty Geoff Scott, Suzanne Adlof, Daniela Friedman, Michael Beets and Krystal Werfel helped tip the scales to make it a record year.

August graduate prepares students for public health careers as assistant professor at the University of Central Florida

Cassie Odahowski is committed to passing on what she's learned in UofSC's Ph.D. in Epidemiology program. The rural health researcher began her new role as an assistant professor of health sciences at the University of Central Florida.

National award supports master of speech pathology student in quest to work with children with hearing loss

As a junior majoring in public health at UofSC, Marissa Castaldo contacted COMD associate professor Krystal Werfel about an opportunity to volunteer her Written Language Lab. The experience solidified her decision to pursue a career as a speech language pathologist.

Toni Torres-McGehee receives Academic Leadership Development Program Alumni Fellowship from the SEC

The SEC has selected Toni Torres-McGehee, associate professor of exercise science and director of athletic training programs for the athletic training program, to receive one of the conference's two Academic Leadership Development Program Fellowships.

Deanna M. Hoelscher to provide keynote address at fourth annual Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture

Join the Arnold School of Public Health on September 19 for the Childhood Obesity 2019 Lecture Series focusing on: Combatting Child Obesity from Population to Policy.

I Am Public Health: Shy'Davia Baxley

Master of public health student pursues career in epidemiology to improve health in an array of areas: African American maternal health, health disparities and social determinants of health, cancer epidemiology, injury and violence epidemiology, and psychiatric epidemiology.

Master of public health alumnus Joshua Swift leads North Carolina county public health efforts

Several months into his role as public health director of Forsyth County in North Carolina, Joshua Swift continues to put his master of public health degree to good use - as he has done for the past 15 years since he graduated from the Arnold School.

HPEB graduate Alycia Boutté joins National Cancer Institute as communication postdoctoral fellow

Alycia Boutté, a recent graduate of the Ph.D. in HPEB program, has joined the communications team at the National Cancer Institute as a postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award fellow in the Behavioral Research Program.

Duke Endowment provides $2.4 million to support child exercise, medical literacy, community health workers, empowering pharmacists

UofSC features four projects funded by The Duke Endowment, including three led by Arnold School researchers on community health workers, health literacy, and pharmacy intervention.


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