On Friday, May 10, eight hundred undergraduate and 389 graduate students in the College of Public Health and the School of Social Work, representing more than 40 degree programs, received their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the 53rd College of Public Health Graduation Ceremony in the Liacouras Center.
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Premature birth, when a mother gives birth before the 37th week of pregnancy, is a leading cause of infant mortality and can have significant, long-term health consequences for the newborn infant.
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 Shivayogi Hiremath, assistant professor of physical therapy, or read on for the full interview.
The Super Bowl is a once-a-year event that provides endless material for commentators and fans to dissect. As Super Bowl LIII stretched into its final quarter on Sunday, it seemed to have been unanimously declared “the most boring Super Bowl ever,” with a final score of 13-3 making it the lowest-scoring championship match in professional football history.
Third-year doctoral physical therapy students presented the findings of their capstone projects—either original research or a Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) about a clinical question—at the annual Evidence-Based Practice Day on Friday, Oct. 19.
Students also were recognized for exemplary work:
Over the past year, Temple’s College of Public Health has continued to redefine the boundaries of public health education, research and practice. Our faculty stand at the forefront of a shifting health landscape, making innovative connections across disciplines and reimagining clinical education.
Our digital Year In Review magazine includes top stories from across the Temple University College of Public Health in 2018:
The College of Public Health brings together top scholars from around the world—teaching in our classrooms, leading our research, and forging partnerships across the community. We extend a warm welcome to our 21 new full-time faculty members to the college this year*:
Shivayogi Hiremath, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, has been working with a team of students and post-doctoral fellows on developing a device that helps wheelchair users stay informed about their daily physical activity. Hiremath and the team are currently conducting a pilot study with 20 participants who are wearing the Fitbit-like devices with hopes of expanding the research in the future.
On Thursday, May 10, more than 1,100 graduates from the College of Public Health and the School of Social Work, representing more than 30 programs, received their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the College of Public Health Graduation Ceremony in the Liacouras Center. With their classmates in Temple’s other schools and colleges, they make up the university’s largest graduating class on record.