Stempel College dean honored with the 2020 Metal Specialty Section Career Achievement Award by the Society of Toxicology

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] deanphoto [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work and professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, is the recipient of the 2020 Metal Specialty Section Career Achievement Award by the Society of Toxicology (SOT). The Society of Toxicology is the largest professional organization of toxicologists in the world with members from over 60 countries. “It is an honor and privilege to be recognized for my work by my friends and colleagues,” Guilarte said. “The Society of Toxicology has played an essential role in my career, giving me the opportunity to develop key relationships that have led to collaborations while providing a platform to showcase our research over the years.” [/su_column] [/su_row]

Dean Guilarte Honored by Rep. Mucarsel-Powell During Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Stempel College Dean Tomás R. Guilarte has been honored by U.S. Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Florida district 26, as part of an event hosted by the congresswoman for Hispanic Heritage Month. Guilarte was recognized as a leading educator who is committed to furthering research and science education among Hispanics. [/su_column] [/su_row]

American Society for Nutrition names Cristina Palacios Chair-elect of Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science Research Interest Section

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Cristina Palacios [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Dr. Cristina Palacios has been named Chair-elect of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)’s Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science Research Interest Section (RIS). In her role, Palacios will lead education initiatives and research endeavors for the RIS. [/su_column] [/su_row]

De La Rosa selected as member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Roundtable

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Pills [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Mario De La Rosa, professor and director of Center for Research on US Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA), has been selected as member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity. [/su_column] [/su_row]

Janet Diaz Martinez’s commitment is Worlds Ahead!

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Janet Diaz headshot [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Janet Diaz Martinez is leading by example. Janet moved to the United States in 2010 with her four small children, seeking a better, safer life. With her, she also brought her desire to motivate her children, patients and community to live happier, healthier lives. As she graduates with her Ph.D. in Dietetics and Nutrition with a 4.0 GPA and as a Worlds Ahead graduate, Janet will expand her current role to include research in the area of renal dietetics, where she can continue to inspire and change lives. [/su_column] [/su_row]

Amarish Mena’s perseverance is Worlds Ahead!

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Amarish headshot [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Amarish Mena’s journey demonstrates to all who know her the value of dedication, perseverance and commitment to higher education. Through illness and set-backs, she has continued to focus on her education and her goal of becoming a doctor. Obtaining her Master’s degree in Disaster Management wasn’t always easy but now Amarish is graduating with a 3.6 GPA as a Worlds Ahead graduate. [/su_column] [/su_row]

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

[su_row] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] Pills [/su_column] [su_column size="1/2" center="no" class=""] “The amount of cost savings generated by the stepped approach was significant and suggests large system-wide savings if similar approaches are adopted on a large scale,” said FIU health economics expert Timothy F. Page of the Department of Health Policy and Management, who conducted the cost analysis for the study. “Everybody is being tasked to do more with less. Innovative approaches that reduce the cost of treatment can ensure that resources are available to treat those in need.” [/su_column] [/su_row]