Ayala wins best poster award at 2016 SHARC Conference
May31

Ayala wins best poster award at 2016 SHARC Conference

Most people don’t expect to catch Shark Week on TV until late June. But at FIU, we celebrated our own SHARC week a little earlier… This year’s SHARC Conference took place on FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus on May 18 and included workgroups, speakers and a poster session where students and investigators presented some of their work. However, this conference didn’t address the dangers of sharks in our waters and instead dealt...

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Professor Page to serve on editorial board of Population Health Management
May24

Professor Page to serve on editorial board of Population Health Management

Dr. Timothy Page, an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been selected to join the editorial board of the professional journal, Population Health Management. Dr. Page joins an esteemed group of experts who regularly contribute to the bi-monthly journal, which is edited by editor-in-chief David B. Nash and published by Mary Ann...

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Sherman’s paper ‘What is the relationship between coffee and lung cancer?’ to appear in european journal
May10

Sherman’s paper ‘What is the relationship between coffee and lung cancer?’ to appear in european journal

FIU Stempel College graduate student Marni Sherman has had her paper, What is the Relationship Between Coffee and Lung Cancer? accepted for publication by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Sherman chose to critique a meta-analysis by Y. Xie, et al, Coffee Consumption and the Risk of Lung Cancer: An Updated Meta-analysis of Epidemiological Studies about the bidirectional relationship between coffee and lung cancer because of...

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Page speaks to Wallet Hub on pros and cons of practicing medicine in Florida
Apr04

Page speaks to Wallet Hub on pros and cons of practicing medicine in Florida

In order to help doctors make the most informed decisions regarding where to practice, Wallet Hub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 11 key metrics. They reached out to FIU Stempel College’s Timothy F. Page for expert commentary on the topic of practicing medicine in Florida. Specializing in health economics, Page shared his views on some of the biggest issues facing Florida’s doctors...

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FIU Research Into ADHD Featured in The New York Times
Feb18

FIU Research Into ADHD Featured in The New York Times

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, The New York Times covered FIU research into attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that was conducted by College faculty member, Tim Page and William E. Pelham, Jr., director of the Center for Children and Families. Their research indicates that a behavior-first approach, if replicated in larger studies, could change the current medical practice of treating ADHD with stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin...

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Williams, Lisetti to conduct clinical trial on innovative diagnostic computer program
Jan07

Williams, Lisetti to conduct clinical trial on innovative diagnostic computer program

A chance encounter at FIU’s Faculty Club has resulted in an exciting  collaboration between faculty from FIU Stempel College and the College of Engineering & Computing on an innovative computer program that can help people better understand a host of medical issues. Engineering professor Christine Lisetti has developed a medical avatar, which is an interactive computer program that will stand in when doctors and nurses aren’t...

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