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Public Health in Focus: Carter Crowley, Red Diamond Battalion cadet

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Carter Crowley, a senior exercise and sport science student in Temple's Army ROTC battalion, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  March 7, 2019

Resa Jones, alumna receive Water Foundation grant to study contamination in local communities

Resa M. Jones, chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was awarded a grant from the California-based Water Foundation to study the effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) water contamination in partnership with the Buxmont Coalition for Safer Water.

Posted:  March 5, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Patrick Kelly, student research assistant

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Patrick Kelly, a senior public health major who works as a research assistant in two labs, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  March 1, 2019

At Dean’s Seminar, Pate outlines the problems and solutions surrounding youth physical activity

On Friday, Feb. 22, Russell R. Pate, professor at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health and Director of the Children's Physical Activity Research Group, delivered 2019’s first Dean’s Seminar. Formed in recognition of the College’s accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health, the series brings internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to campus for discussions on pressing issues facing an ever-expanding field of public health.

Posted:  February 28, 2019

Parents with mental illness more likely to have contact with Child Protective Services, study finds

Previous research shows that contact from Child Protective Services (CPS) can have significant, long-term implications for children and their parents. Children who are involved with the child welfare system have been shown to face poorer mental health, developmental and social outcomes.

Posted:  February 28, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Maila Turay, nursing extern at Einstein Medical Center

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Maila Turay, a senior nursing student externing at Einstein Medical Center, or read on for the full interview.

 

Posted:  February 22, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Jules Blank, women's soccer forward

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Jules Blank, a kinesiology student who returned to the women's soccer team after a debilitating illness, or read on for the full interview.

 

Posted:  February 15, 2019

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