Stempel success story: alumna Michelle Smith, Dietetics & Nutrition
Mar11

Stempel success story: alumna Michelle Smith, Dietetics & Nutrition

The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition at FIU Stempel College is proud to prepare its students with the knowledge and skills needed to build a healthier society. Thanks to that solid background in the science of dietetics and human nutrition, Michelle Smith is a successful alumna of the dietetics and nutrition program. Smith graduated from FIU in 2014, and she was recently profiled in the Healthy Happenings by Pure Formulas blog,...

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Exebio, Lopez & Ramamoorthy selected as FIU Stempel College “Worlds Ahead” grads
Dec16

Exebio, Lopez & Ramamoorthy selected as FIU Stempel College “Worlds Ahead” grads

When Venkataraghavan “Ram” Ramamoorthy, Johanna Lopez and Joel Exebio arrived at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, they were strangers, each at different stages in their lives. But they had a common goal: to make people’s lives better. Working together closely while mentored by Dietetics & Nutrition professors Fatma Huffman, Marianna Baum and Adriana Campa, the three students each faced...

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Study to explore cocaine’s impact on  liver disease progression in people with HIV
Nov03

Study to explore cocaine’s impact on liver disease progression in people with HIV

Given the advances of the last two decades, HIV is no longer a death sentence for most patients. But for drug users and hepatitis C- (HCV) infected patients—especially cocaine users—HIV is still life threatening. This problem is being tackled by a team of experts lead by FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work professor Marianna K. Baum. In 2013, Baum, a dietetics and nutrition professor, found that HIV-infected...

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Dietetics & Nutrition professor to speak on Global Learning Tuesday Times Roundtable
Oct28

Dietetics & Nutrition professor to speak on Global Learning Tuesday Times Roundtable

Department of Dietetics & Nutrition faculty member Adriana Campa will be speaking on November 3, 2015 at Global Learning’s Tuesday Times Roundtable. The title of her talk will be: Are We Reaching the Carrying Capacity of Earth? No RSVP is required, and lunch will be provided. The talks are held in GC 150 at 12:30...

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Quinoa Salad: enough for a crowd, or just enough for one
Oct27

Quinoa Salad: enough for a crowd, or just enough for one

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, FIU will host a record-making attempt at the World’s Largest Quinoa Salad. Officials from Guinness World Records will be on hand to verify what is expected to be a single platter of quinoa salad weighing in at more than 1,300 lbs. If you aren’t able to make it to this event in person to get a taste of the salad, here’s the recipe that was created for the event by FIU Stempel College’s Dietetics...

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50@50: From founding faculty member to dean
Oct15

50@50: From founding faculty member to dean

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our“50@50″ series. In this piece, we hear from Dean Emerita Michele Ciccazzo who started at FIU in 1972 and rose to become dean of Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. “It’s been kind of a fairytale,” Ciccazzo says. “I’ve really enjoyed my time here at FIU. I feel like I’ve been able to contribute in so many...

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