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National awards support students pursuing academic-research careers in communication sciences and disorders

Sandra Irvin and Lauren Riggleman are two of only 13 recipients of the 2023 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Arnold School breaks funding record, topping $50M in a single year

The Arnold School of Public Health has reached a landmark record for the University of South Carolina, garnering an all-time high of $50.3 million in extramural funding in fiscal year 2023 (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023).

New study examines pros, cons of advanced maternal age

Emily Mann has been awarded more than $140K from the National Science Foundation's Division of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences to study the biomedicalization of advanced maternal age.

New program trains community collaborators to conduct big data health science research

Researchers at the Big Data Health Science Center will use their latest grant - a $100K R25 supplement from the National Institutes of Health - to develop a new program for training community members to use data science in their work.

Lullaby and good night

USC features the work of exercise science assistant professor Sarah Burkart, whose pilot project helps parents develop better sleep routines for school-age children.

Staff Spotlight: Barbara Reager

As the administrative coordinator tor the Department of Exercise Science, Barbara Reager serves as office manager - supporting the chair, faculty, staff and graduate students, and she coordinates the two exercise science master's programs.

States lean on federal support to fight opioid epidemic, cutting state funding after Medicaid expansion

Individual state funding for substance use disorder declined by an average of $10 million per year following Medicaid expansion, according to new research led by HSPM associate professor Christina Andrews.

I Am Public Health: Taryn Farrell

Since she enrolled in the MPH in HSPM program in 2022, Farrell has gained experience with the LiveWell Kershaw Coalition, finding inspiration for her public health career.

Distance education program provides path to becoming speech-language pathologist

During her master's program, Teresa Traffas became interested in literacy - particularly among older children and adults. She gained clinical experience in private practice, hospital and school settings.

Faculty principals play crucial role in student development

USC takes a closer look at new faculty principals like exercise science clinical associate professor Alicia Flach (Galen Health Fellows Living and Learning Community) as they begin their terms.

Recovery from post-stroke aphasia hampered by diabetes

USC features study by communication sciences and disorders researchers Roger Newman-Norlund and Julius Fridriksson that reveals better treatment gains for those without diabetes.

Katie Hirsch wins Young Investigator Grant from National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation

An assistant professor of exercise science, Hirsch was selected by the NSCA Foundation Grant Committee and Grant Panel after a thorough evaluation process of all applicants.


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