Three Stempel College Environmental Health Science faculty recognized as Top Scholars

Three faculty from the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work have been selected as Top Scholars by Florida International University. The Top Scholar award is the highest recognition a faculty or staff member can receive from FIU and is given to individuals who are making […]

Chemicals found in food supply could play role in prognosis of prostate cancer, FIU study finds

Chemicals found in the American food supply could play a role in the prognosis of prostate cancer, suggests a peer-reviewed article published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences by researchers from the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men. […]

FIU Dietetics & Nutrition student awarded ASN Foundation’s Undergraduate Diversity Research Fellowship

Niliarys Sifre-Acosta ‘23 was inspired to pursue a career in dietetics after witnessing her grandfather battle cancer. She saw firsthand how a dietitian looked after his health, adjusting his diet to meet his needs. “As an active and sport-loving teenager, I had always considered nutrition,” Niliarys said. “But seeing the clinical applications reiterated the importance […]

Stempel College alumna helps build healthier communities at the USDA

Pascale C. Jean was destined to work in a position that gives back to communities in a meaningful way. Jean was born to Haitian parents and spent her childhood and early teen years living in Haiti. She credits her mom for instilling in her the drive to help people. “My mom is a nurse, and […]

Stempel College faculty recognized by the City of Miami for COVID-19 response efforts

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and City of Miami commissioners recognized three FIU faculty members from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work for their expertise and tireless contributions to the city’s COVID-19 response efforts. The award ceremony took place during a City of Miami Commission Meeting at […]

Congratulations to our Real Triumph Graduates

Two students from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work are among the Real Triumphs of FIU’s Fall 2021 graduates. Real Triumph graduates are a diverse group of men and women in background, nationality, interests and ambitions — shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. They have accomplished extraordinary things during […]