Stempel College research examines portrayal of hookah on Instagram

As hookah smoking continues to grow in popularity worldwide, particularly on social media, researchers at Florida International University (FIU) Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work published a study in Health Education & Behavior investigating the portrayal and promotion of hookah on Instagram, while also highlighting the public health challenges generated by the […]

Stempel College’s Online MPH application deadline closes on July 30, 2018 for fall 2018 admission

Calling all students: Stempel College’s Online MPH application deadline closes on July 30, 2018 for fall 2018 admission. As only a few seats remain, it is imperative that prospective students apply as soon as possible. This fully online degree, which can be accomplished in 18 months, is designed for multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and is a […]

MPH student accepted into Peace Corps

Sophie Philizaire, a Master of Public Health (MPH) student in Stempel College’s Department of Health Policy and Management, has been accepted into the Peace Corps as a community health support agent in Senegal, Africa. Philizaire’s position will help her gain a global awareness of public health and access to quality health care. The Peace Corps […]

School of Social Work professor inaugurated into FIU’s Presidential Leadership Program

Dr. Shanna Burke, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, was selected to participate in the third cohort of the Presidential Leadership Program. Moderated by President Mark B. Rosenberg and Dr. Brenezza DaParre Garcia, associate vice president of Institutional Relations, the professional development program was created for individuals who have demonstrated a strong […]

Global Health Consortium hosts international public health conference

The eighth annual International Global Health Conference was held May 22-25, 2018 at Florida International University’s (FIU) campus in North Miami, Fla. It provided an opportunity, in English and Spanish, for the presentation, analysis and discussion of risk assessment and scientific progress in relation to global health issues and emerging diseases. This year’s conference focused […]

Stempel College students selected for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Internship Program

Three students from Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work were selected to participate in a highly competitive 12-week paid internship sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington through the summer. Master of Public Health (MPH) student in the Department of Biostatistics Daniel Tirado, doctoral student Angel Algarin in […]

Dean Guilarte inducted into Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars

Dr. Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of Stempel College and professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, will be inducted into Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars on April 9, 2018. New members are honored during an annual ceremony in the George Peabody Library at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore, […]

Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work stood alongside Harvard University’s Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, John Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and 16 other schools in solidarity against accepting money from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, established by Philip Morris International. Philip Morris International is a tobacco […]