Stempel College Dietetics & Nutrition alumna wins first place at SNEB Division of Nutrition Education for Children Poster Award Competition

Priya Krishnakumar, an alumna of the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, won first place in this year’s Division of Nutrition Education for Children’s poster competition hosted by the  Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB). The competition took place during SNEB’s 2021 Annual Conference, […]

How a degree at Stempel College helped me land a job as a research analyst

In August 2020, Olusanya Joshua Oluwole graduated from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work with a master’s degree in Public Health, focusing on Biostatistics. Today, he’s working as a research analyst at the University of Miami. Oluwole shared how his Biostatistics studies helped him get to where he is today. Name: […]

How corn farming led a Stempel College professor to study pesticide impacts on Latinx farmworkers

Dr. Michael Anastario is an author, sociologist, and assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. But at one point in his life, he worked side-by-side corn farmers in El Salvador. He arrived in the Central American country in 2014 and […]

Q&A with Dr. Mario De La Rosa – Stempel College’s newly appointed endowed university professor in health equity

Since August 1999, Dr. Mario De La Rosa has helped students build careers to support vulnerable and underserved communities. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Dr. De La Rosa immigrated to the United States when he was 14 years old. His experience as a young immigrant helped shape his commitment to researching Latino health disparities and identifying […]

ASPPH taps Stempel College director to support with epidemiology training program in the Americas

Dr. Carlos Espinal, director of the Global Health Consortium at Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been nominated by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to help develop innovative online courses in epidemiology for health professionals in the Americas. Dr. […]

Stempel College researchers help WHO update guideline on Zika and breastfeeding

Researchers from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in developing and releasing a new guideline on breastfeeding in areas of Zika virus transmission. The guideline presents updated recommendations for health professionals working with infants, including those responsible for developing national and local health protocols, nurses, […]

Stempel College epidemiologist comments on new surge of COVID-19 cases

A fourth wave of COVID-19 is here with many states experiencing a drastic increase in infections. Here in Miami-Dade County, public health experts are seeing five times as many cases as they saw in early June. The highly contagious Delta variant is rapidly spreading and poses significant risks to unvaccinated and vaccinated people. In an […]

Stempel College alumna lands job at Amazon as a user experience researcher

Last December, Etinosa Oghogho graduated with a doctoral degree in public health from the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. Today, she’s a user experience researcher at Amazon. Read more about her journey below. Name: Etinosa Oghogho Hometown:  Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria Degree/major: Ph.D. in Public Health, focusing on Health Promotion & […]

Stempel College’s Global Health Consortium on COVID-19’s impact on vaccination programs

According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, the coronavirus pandemic has led to a significant decline in childhood vaccinations worldwide. In 2020, 23 million children missed out on essential vaccines “due to disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization services” caused by COVID-19. “Vaccination is the most important and relevant strategy in public […]

Visiting researcher at Stempel College explores Parkinson’s disease and how exercise can help

In the United States, about one million people are living with Parkinson’s disease, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. The disease is believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors and is usually diagnosed with the presence of cardinal motor signs and symptoms. Tremors, slowness of movement, stiffness of the arms, legs […]