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Lessons from a leader: Public health alumnus explains how to build a career

Two-time Arnold School alumnus Billy Oglesby reflects on his career trajectory, including the two key types of mentors, the unique opportunities offered by USC and how a public health degree is your passport to the world.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics to host day of celebration on February 17

Events will include a breakfast social, student poster session, dinner/silent auction, and symposium with Dean Thomas Chandler, Provost Donna Arnett, and former Chair/USC President Emeritus Harris Pastides.

Maggie Carson awarded Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

ENHS doctoral candidate Maggie Carson has been selected to join one of the most prestigious fellowship programs in her field. She will live and work in Washington D.C. as a fellow in the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Study seeks to understand aging-related decline among mothers who carry FMR1 premutation

Associate professor of communication sciences and disorders Jessica Klusek has been awarded $3.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to extend her research into the effects of the FMR1 premutation on mothers who carry it.

Rahul Ghosal brings functional, distributional data analysis expertise to Arnold School as assistant professor of biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics welcomed Rahul Ghosal to their ranks at the start of the academic year. The assistant professor specializes in developing statistical methods with applications in the health sciences/biosciences.

Danielle Varnedoe retires after 40 years with Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Danielle Varnedoe has more to celebrate than the start of a new year. This month, the director of the Montgomery Clinic will retire after four decades of service with COMD. She also recently welcomed her first grandchild.

Office of the Vice President for Research announces 2023 Breakthrough Award winners

Five Arnold School faculty members and three graduate students have been recognized with 2023 Breakthrough Awards. They have been honored with Breakthrough Leadership in Research, Breakthrough Star and Breakthrough Graduate Scholar Awards.

The scientific reasons you should resolve to start gardening in 2023

Arnold School scientists have contributed to new research on how community gardening increases fiber consumption and physical activity while decreasing stress and anxiety.

Staff Spotlight: Van Cornelius

Now in her ninth year, Cornelius is the business manager for the Arnold School's Center for Community Health Alignment, which is home to PASOs, the Community Health Worker Institute, and Equity through Meaningful Engagement.

Big Data Health Science Center engages students through diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

This year, the Center will expand their DEI efforts with a special focus on students. During their annual conference (February 10-11), they will host an Academic Career Development Luncheon for underrepresented minority students.

DAODAS Director Sara Goldsby, Gov. Henry McMaster Announce S.C. Center of Excellence in Addiction

Arnold School alum (MSW/MPH '15) Sara Goldsby has announced the creation of the SC Center of Excellence in Addiction, and HSPM associate professor and collaborator Christina Andrews weighs in on the importance of the endeavor.

Communication sciences and disorders department boosts auditory neuroscience expertise with arrival of Meisam Arjmandi

As an auditory neuroscientist, Arjmandi's expertise includes speech, hearing, and language as well as biomedical signal processing and cognitive sciences. His projects, which often involve cochlear implants, use principles and methods from a variety of areas.

 

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