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Rural South Public Health Training Center Awarded Grant Funding

The Rural South Public Health Training Center was recently awarded additional grant funding. This will be the 4th year of the center’s existence. They have trained over 3,000 public health […]

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BSCH Adds Two New Doctoral Students

The department added two new doctoral students this August, Karishma Chhabria and Esther Piervil (pictured left).  Karishma Chhabria, originally from India, earned her Bachelor in Pharmacy degree from University of […]

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Shantrel Canidate Awarded NIH Diversity Supplement

BSCH Doctoral student Shantrel Canidate was recently awarded a 2-year Diversity Supplement from NIH. The diversity supplement will support mentoring and supervised research experience. Per the NIAAA website : “Diversity […]

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Doctoral Student Featured as SOPHE 30 under 30

Doctoral Student Featured as SOPHE 30 under 30

BSCH doctoral student Jessie King was selected as one of SOPHE’s 30 under 30 as part of National Health Education Week. The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) was founded […]

Doc Students Publish Piece on Music Interventions in Quality of Life Care

Doc Students Publish Piece on Music Interventions in Quality of Life Care

After recent BSCH doctoral graduate, Dr. Chandylen Nightingale, was invited to write a review manuscript for OA Alternative Medicine, she formed a team of doctoral students and faculty from the […]

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Recent MPH Grad, Holley Hooks, Accepts Position in Philippines

Holley Hooks, recent MPH graduate, is heading to the Philippines this fall to work! Holley will be working in the Tacloban area with ACT Alliance, an international humanitarian organization that […]

Health in a Heartbeat

The do’s and don’ts of Halloween candy

Each year when hordes of ghouls, goblins and princesses trudge home lugging pumpkin-shaped baskets stuffed with sweet treats of every stripe, parents are left with the same age-old problem: What do...

On gourd behavior

Avoid a real scare this Halloween — a trip to the emergency room — by preventing the No. 1 injury reported on this spooky holiday: finger and hand wounds associated with pumpkin carving. Here are...

Weather conditions don’t influence back pain

Maybe you’ve heard someone blame the weather for a backache. Many people believe that temperature and other weather conditions can trigger muscle pain. But that notion is full of hot air, according...

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