Locally and globally, the need for quality public health professionals has never been
greater. As the only school of public health in South Carolina, the Arnold School
of Public Health is making a vital impact through innovative research, education and
From our broad range of
academic programs to our world-renowned areas of research expertise and far-reaching centers and community programs, the Arnold School of Public Health is preparing future scholars and training the public health workforce.
Epidemiology student wins award for international public health entomology work
Lídia Gual Gonzalez, a doctoral candidate in the Ph.D. in Epidemiology program, has been selected to receive the John Henry Comstock Award from the Entomological Society of America's International Branch.
Public Health and Nursing unite to fast-track faculty diversity using $13 million grant
Thanks to a $13.2 million grant from the NIH Common Fund, epidemiology professor Angela Liese and nursing professor Coretta Jenerette will collaborate to launch the FIRST program at UofSC.
New online Master of Public Health in Epidemiology program accepts applications for inaugural cohort
The new MPH program is not only online, it is 100 percent asynchronous to fit into the busy lives of participants. Students can enroll full-time or part-time, completing the program in as little as two years.
COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted health behaviors, anxiety in university settings
The study, which was published in the Journal of American College Health, found that negative impacts on physical activity, sedentary time and anxiety persisted for this population for at least a year into the pandemic.
Behavioral intervention helps women reduce weight retention when offered during pregnancy and postpartum
Researchers have shown that their theory-based lifestyle intervention is effective in helping women with elevated weight reduce the amount of gestational weight gain they retain after birth.
Staff Spotlight: Destine Rivers
As the business manager for the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (ENHS), Destine Rivers puts her accounting degree to good use. In 2020, she joined ENHS as the business manager not only for the department but also for two major centers.
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Congratulations to all of our newest graduates! View the
video and photos from our hooding ceremony held on May 5, 2022.
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Athletic trainer Courtney Meyer joined the No. 1 program in the nation (Ph.D. in Exercise
Science) to improve assessment and treatment of medical emergencies involving the
head, neck and spine of youth and adolescent athletes, which are often underserved.
She also is interested in addressing policy- and gender-related issues for this population. Read more