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Passion for public health paves path for graduate to make an impact

As an undergraduate research assistant in the Nolan Lab of Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Titi Abiodun became even more passionate about using science to improve public health.

Health services policy and management student award winners announced

The Department of Health Services Policy and Management is proud to announce the recipients of their 2024 Student Awards. These students were selected for their outstanding performance both academically and outside the classroom.

Pandemic inspires passion for public health and pediatric medicine

Anika Nair She graduates this month with Leadership Distinction in Research and is the recipient of the USC Outstanding Senior and President's Awards. She is planning a career in pediatric medicine.

Carolina Band member launches medical career with foundation in public health

At the Arnold School, Bryan Wolf became passionate about understanding health on a macro scale, including the nuances of health care systems and developing cultural competence. He served also as an ambassador.

Three students selected to receive HPEB department awards

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior is proud to announce the 2024 winners of the Outstanding Master's Student, Christopher Peter Aluah Outstanding Doctoral Student, and Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research Awards.

Air Force legacy to follow in family footsteps as public health officer

As members of the United States Air Force, Darby Mihelich's parents inspired her to pursue a career as a public health officer in the military branch that had become a second home to them all.

Top graduate student award winners announced

The top master's and doctoral students were honored at the annual Hooding Ceremony. Brandi Daves (M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology) received the Jeffrey Keith Mattison Award, and Rajat Das Gupta (Ph.D. in Epidemiology) won the Doctoral Achievement Award.

Public health major carves path for improving Hispanic health

Emily Barros will spend the summer as a fellow in the Diversity in Addiction Training Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she will focus on tobacco use research and obtain her medical Spanish interpreter's license.

Staff Spotlight: Briana Davis

Often serving as a project manager for health-related research projects, the recurring theme of Briana Davis's career has been addressing health disparities in chronic conditions, such as obesity, cancer and diabetes.

May graduate pursues medical degree to advance health equity, global health

Knowing that she wanted to address inequities both in the U.S. and globally, Anusha Ghosh selected public health and Spanish has the concentration areas for her BARSC-MD (Accelerated Undergraduate to MD Program) at the South Carolina Honors College.

Public health grad to focus on health policy at UNC School of Law

With an acceptance into the University of North Carolina School of Law, Hayley Mason plans to focus on the impact of health policy on health outcomes - eventually at the national and international level.

Two-time alumna aims to reduce tobacco use among youth

During her Ph.D. in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior program, Emily Hackworth's research has focused on factors that predict nicotine use, including mental health, gender identity and risk perceptions.


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