ASPPH Friday Letter – 2016

We invite you to learn more about some of FIU Stempel College’s public health heroes as featured in the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Friday Letter.

The Friday Letter is the ASPPH’s complimentary, weekly e-newsletter. It shares stories that speak to and further ASPPH’s mission to promote the efforts of schools and programs of public health to improve the health of every person through education, research and policy.

The ASPPH is the voice of accredited academic public health, representing schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

December 2016

Shanna Burke, Ph.D.

Florida International Faculty Receives Grant Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D.

Florida International Faculty Part of Team Proposing New Causation Codes

Miriam Potocky, Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

Tomás Guilarte, Ph.D.

Florida International Co-authors Study Showing Brain Damage from Sustained Head Trauma Occurs Earlier Than Previously Thought

November 2016

Shanna Burke, Ph.D.

Dr Shanna Brurke Receives Grant to Test Interview Training Software for Individuals with Disabilities at 100 Sites Across The U.S.

Tianyan Hu, Ph.D.

Florida International Faculty Publishes on the Impact of Media on Hospital Prices

Elena Bastida, Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D.

Florida International Faculty Part of Team Winning GE Health Challenge

October 2016

Mario De La Rosa, Ph.D.

Florida International to Study Zika Prevention among Latina Farmworkers

Kim Tieu, Ph.D.

Florida International Receives NIH Grant to Study Parkinson’s Disease

Florida International University Appoints Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Florida International University Appoints Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Kalinda Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Florida International Postdoctoral Fellow Receives First Place Award at International Meeting

Kim Tieu, Ph.D.

Florida International Student Organization Receives National Service Award

FIU Stempel College Dean, Tomás Guilarte

Florida International Dean Appointed to Miami-Dade County HIV/AIDS Task Force

Marcus S. Cooke, Ph.D., F.R.C.Path.

Florida International University Faculty Sheds Light on Biomarker Origin

September 2016

Florida International Professor Receives Grant from NIDA for Study of Flavored Tobacco on Waterpipe Smokers

Florida International Professor Receives Grant from NIDA for Study of Flavored Tobacco on Waterpipe Smokers

Florida International Doctoral Student Published in JPAG

Florida International Doctoral Student Published in JPAG

Mario De La Rosa, professor of social work and director of the Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA)

Florida International University Team to Study Alcohol Use Trajectories for Latino Immigrants

Florida International: Get Your Sleep and Treat Depression to Guard against Alzheimer’s Disease

Florida International: Get Your Sleep and Treat Depression to Guard against Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Florida International to Host “How to Become a Health Professional”

Florida International to Host “How to Become a Health Professional”

Florida International Students Help Fight Zika

Florida International Students Help Fight Zika

Professor Deodutta Roy

Florida International Team Earns Best Paper Award 2016

 

Purnima Madhivanan, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Florida International Faculty Wins Every Footstep Counts Competition

August 2016

Marcus S. Cooke, Ph.D., F.R.C.Path.

FIU Part of Study on Benefits and Hazards of Summer Sunlight Exposures

 

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Florida International Student Receives Human Spirit Award from FCST

Mariano Kanamori, Ph.D.

FIU Fellow Awarded NIH Grant to Study Substance Abuse Among Seasonal Workers

 

FIU Students Recognized at 2016 FPHA Annual Educational Conference

FIU Students Recognized at 2016 FPHA Annual Educational Conference

 

July 2016

Florida International Finds Gender and Insurance Explain Major Disparities in Physician-delivered Diet Counseling

Florida International Finds Gender and Insurance Explain Major Disparities in Physician-delivered Diet Counseling

Florida International Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Research by NHSN

Florida International Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Research by NHSN

Florida International Cross-divisional Research Team Awarded 2015 JECDSW Best Paper

Florida International Cross-divisional Research Team Awarded 2015 JECDSW Best Paper

 

Benjamin C. Amick III, Ph.D.

Florida International: Paper on Labor Markets Published in Top Occupational Health Journal

Florida International MPH Student Published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Florida International MPH Student Published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

June 2016

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Florida International Launches New Center with $5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation

 

Florida International Student Published in Nutrients

Florida International Student Published in Nutrients

MPH student Vanessa Ayala

Florida International Student Wins Best Poster Award at 2016 SHARC Conference

 

Florida International Professor Re-Appointed to CSWE Commission on Accreditation

Florida International Professor Re-Appointed to CSWE Commission on Accreditation

Florida International Finds Physicians’ Leisure Preferences Increase Non-elective C-sections

Florida International Finds Physicians’ Leisure Preferences Increase Non-elective C-sections

 

Florida International Part of Team Presenting Evidence That Ideal CVH protects from CVDs, CVD mortality

Florida International Part of Team Presenting Evidence That Ideal CVH protects from CVDs, CVD mortality

May 2016

Florida International Student Selected First Place Winner of Statewide Graduate Symposium

Florida International Student Selected First Place Winner of Statewide Graduate Symposium

Deborah Abel, Ph.D., R.D.

Florida International’s Dr. Abel Receives 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award

Florida International Dean Discovers a Novel Function for a Neuroinflammation Protein

Timothy Page, Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Appointed to Editorial Board of Population Health Management

April 2016

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FIU Part of International Study on Use of ELISA for the Assessment of Oxidative Stress

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Researchers Receive NIMHD Endowment to Establish Florida International Health Disparities

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Florida International Documents Appearance, Early Symptoms of Nicotine Dependence among Waterpipe Smokers

March 2016

Florida International Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NASW-FL

Florida International Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NASW-FL

Florida International Student’s Article Published in “The New Social Worker®”

Florida International Student’s Article Published in “The New Social Worker®”

February 2016

Florida International Student Appointed SOPHE Membership Committee

Florida International Student Appointed SOPHE Membership Committee

Jennifer Abeloff, M.S.W., M.S.

Florida International Professor Selected Social Work Educator of the Year by NASW-FL

Timothy Page, Ph.D.

FIU Professors Find Behavioral Treatment is Cheaper than Medication for ADHD

Quentin Felty, M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Receives Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Award

Florida International Researchers Find Mother-Daughter Relationship a Factor in Substance Abuse among Latinas

Florida International Researchers Find Mother-Daughter Relationship a Factor in Substance Abuse among Latinas

January 2016

Timothy Page, Ph.D.

Florida International Finds Young Adults with Childhood ADHD Earn Less

Florida International PhD Candidate Honored by SRNT for Work in Tobacco Science

Florida International PhD Candidate Honored by SRNT for Work in Tobacco Science

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Florida International Receives NSF Grant to Conduct Trial of Medical Health Avatar

December 2015

Cecile Houry, Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Honored with Florida Campus Compact Engaged Scholarship Faculty Award

Florence Greer, M.P.H., M.P.A.

Florida International Faculty Chosen to Join Miami-Dade Area Health Education Center Board of Directors

Florida International Explores Alcohol Use and Depression among Hispanic College Students

Florida International Explores Alcohol Use and Depression among Hispanic College Students

November 2015

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Florida International Study to Explore Cocaine’s Impact on Liver Disease Progression in People with HIV

Paul Stuart, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Receives the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award

Florida International Finds Unionized Construction Firms See Fewer Serious Injuries

Florida International Finds Unionized Construction Firms See Fewer Serious Injuries

Timothy Page, Ph.D.

Florida International Professor Wins Outstanding Paper Award of 2015

Florida International Awarded NIH Grant to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on Cognitive Function

Florida International Awarded NIH Grant to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on Cognitive Function

FIU Professors Find Race, Sex, and Ethnicity Factor into Premature Death from HIV/AIDS

FIU Professors Find Race, Sex, and Ethnicity Factor into Premature Death from HIV/AIDS

October 2015

FIU Announces New Dean

FIU Announces New Dean

FIU Dean Emerita Wins Prestigious Service Award

FIU Dean Emerita Wins Prestigious Service Award

FIU Faculty Selected for Fulbright International Education Administrators Award

FIU Faculty Selected for Fulbright International Education Administrators Award