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SBS Students Attend Peace4 Communities Gathering

Brandy Stone (SBS MPH student) and Lindsey King (SBS PhD candidate) attended the first Peace4 Communities Gathering hosted by Peace4Tarpon on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at St. Petersburg College in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Brandy and Lindsey had the opportunity to connect with visionary “Peace4” leaders, such as the…

Gordon Publishes in Thrive Global

Eliza Gordon, joint-MPH/PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology candidate, published an article entitled “So You Think You’re a Food Addict” in Thrive Global. Written for the general public, the piece gives a straightforward introduction to the controversial concept of “food addiction”, and includes some practical, research-based suggestions. Read more…

Hart Publishes Research on How Public Health Professionals Use Twitter

Director of Online Masters of Public Health and Clinical Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Mark Hart, EdD, recently had his research featured on the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) website. In his two-part series on Twitter and Public Health, published in Journal of…

PHHP Wins Booth Prize at APHA

The College of Public Health and Health Professions received a third place prize in the Best Booth competition at the recent American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting in Atlanta. Booths were judged on creativity, innovation, ambiance, display, visual impact, and interactivity features. The clean, modern design for this…

Department of Epidemiology Well Represented at APHA Annual Meeting

The American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo was held this November in Atlanta, Georgia. Numerous Epidemiology PhD, MSE, and MPH students and faculty attended the meeting and presented their groundbreaking research with posters, roundtables, and oral presentations. The Department of Epidemiology was represented by…

Social and Behavioral Sciences Make an Impact at APHA Annual Meeting

Over 20 representatives from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Program attended the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia in early November. SBS MPH students presented their research with posters and oral presentations including topics on mobile apps use in occupational therapy; decision-making around…

MPH Graduate on Wheel of Fortune

Joseph Gallant, a 2016 graduate of the MPH in Epidemiology program, recently had the opportunity to appear on the game show Wheel of Fortune. Joseph says that he has watched Wheel of Fortune since elementary school and always dreamed of being a contestant. “Wheel of Fortune has a big,…