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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Get a taste of Nutrition News
Jun13

Get a taste of Nutrition News

The FIU Stempel College Department of Dietetics & Nutrition has just released its 2015-2016 installment of Nutrition News, a digital newsletter highlighting many student, faculty and alumni achievements. Stories include student awards, faculty presentations and publications, and many more examples of the great work that they’re doing. Check out Nutrition News Learn more about Dietetics &...

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Professor Abel Receives 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award
May24

Professor Abel Receives 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award

Deborah Abel, Ph.D., R.D., clinical assistant professor of Dietetics & Nutrition at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, received the prestigious 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award from the Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. This annual award is presented to a former alumna or graduate student who has made outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric...

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College faculty recognized among FIU’s Top Scholars of 2015
May13

College faculty recognized among FIU’s Top Scholars of 2015

Last month, outstanding faculty members and administrators from various disciplines whose work in 2015 demonstrated significant impact in their respective fields were honored at a reception held at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House. President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost Kenneth G. Furton recognized 31 individuals for their accomplishments in a variety of categories, including award-winning publications, creative work and...

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Ajabshir makes a mark at the 2016 Path Awards
May09

Ajabshir makes a mark at the 2016 Path Awards

With a total of 12 published papers, 24 published abstracts and 16 presentations at national and international conferences, Sahar Ajabshir is a rising star in the Dietetics & Nutrition Department. She’s successfully established herself as a student leader at the College as well as in various professional organizations including the Graduate and Professional Student Committee and the Student Government Association at FIU. In August...

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Xu and Ajabshir win scholarships to attend course at UNC Nutrition Research Institute
May05

Xu and Ajabshir win scholarships to attend course at UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Later this month, two Dietetics & Nutrition students, Ling Xu and Sahar Ajabshir, will be attending the “Nutrigenomics, Nutrigenetics and Precision Nutrition” course at the University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute thanks to competitive scholarships that they have been awarded, which cover the cost of tuition, meals and lodging during their five-day stay on the UNC campus. What are you hoping to learn during the...

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