Stempel’s Dietetics & Nutrition students to present at ASN’s 2021 Live Online Conference

Dietetics and nutrition students from Stempel College will present this week at the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) 2021 Live Online Conference. The conference runs from June 7-10 and showcases original research studies, sessions on high-impact research, and special lectures by some of the most recognized names in the field of nutrition. Register here and […]

Three tips from a Stempel doctoral student turned CDC fellow

Sandra Kiplagat’s story was previously featured on the Stempel College blog. Learn about her journey from Nairobi, Kenya to Miami, Florida here.  Sandra Kiplagat is the latest Stempel College student to land a prestigious fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This summer, Kiplagat will graduate with her Ph.D. in public health, […]

Stempel students volunteer to help run COVID-19 vaccine clinic

In January of 2021, Anny Rodriguez received an email from Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, the chair of epidemiology at FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, asking students to volunteer to support the vaccine clinic on campus. The university had just received vaccines from Miami-Dade County through the Florida Department of Health […]

Stempel doctoral student wins $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University’s Women

Maryam Rafieifar, a doctoral student at Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, has won a $20,000 Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women‘s (AAUW). AAUW’s fellowship program is the largest and oldest non-institutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States. The association awarded her for her commitment […]

Stempel College: Meet the Social Work Interns and Instructors Being Honored this Spring

Hard work, determination, and commitment are the qualities possessed by Social Work students and field instructors set to be honored this spring by the School of Social Work at FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work. Each spring semester, Social Work students intern with community partners across South Florida to learn firsthand […]