FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”
Sep27

FIU Stempel College participates in Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference “How to Become a Health Professional”

This week, FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work faculty members and student volunteers participated in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Community Healthcare Conference: “How to Become a Health Professional,” a unique and interactive hands-on experience offering children grades K-12 the opportunity to learn first-hand the role of different health professions. Dr. Virginia McCoy, Professor in the Department of...

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Ibañez, De La Rosa and Li Receive 2015 Best Paper Award
Jun22

Ibañez, De La Rosa and Li Receive 2015 Best Paper Award

FIU Stempel College faculty members Gladys Ibañez, Mario De La Rosa, and Tan Li from the Department of Epidemiology, School of Social Work and Department of Biostatistics respectively, were selected as the recipients of the 2015 Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work Best Paper Award. Their paper “Changes in Family Cohesion and Acculturative Stress among Recent Latino Immigrants,” earned them accolades from...

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Stempel faculty to work on landmark $12.7 million brain development research study
Oct01

Stempel faculty to work on landmark $12.7 million brain development research study

The National Institutes of Health has awarded FIU $12.7 million as part of a multiyear national landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development. The award, for the first five-year cycle of the research study, is the single largest NIH award ever received by FIU faculty. Members of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work will serve as part of a 14-member multidisciplinary research team lead by...

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