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Faculty Spotlights

College of Public Health faculty are engaged in a wide array of public health research that directly impacts our local, state, national and international community. Whether it is working on vaccine development, creating toolkits for public health professionals in local health departments or working with underserved communities in Panama, our interdisciplinary faculty touch the lives of people every day. Here is just a sampling of some of the research in which our faculty are involved.

Jason Salemi and colleagues report on maternal hepatitis status and neonatal outcomes

Posted on Mon, Apr 21 2014

Public health researcher Jason Salemi, MPH, is co-author on a publication entitled “Maternal hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection and neonatal neurological outcomes.” The study is in the March issue of the Journal of Viral Hepatitis. Mr. Salemi’s research interests focus on reproductive and perinatal [...]

Dr. Henian Chen publishes two maternal and child health articles

Posted on Mon, Mar 31 2014

Biostatistician Henian Chen, MD, PhD recently published two articles. The first titled “Sex-specific effects of fetal exposure to the 1959–1961 Chinese Famine on risk of adult hypertension” is in the April issue of the Maternal and Child Health Journal. Wendy N. Nembhard, PhD, associate professor of [...]

Dr. Michael Reid and colleagues report on using a management framework for training public health professionals

Posted on Mon, Mar 24 2014

William Michael Reid, PhD, MBA, is the lead author of an article describing the development of the Florida Center for Public Health Preparedness using a management framework. The article, “Leadership, collaboration, and effective training principles and practices from a decade of training by a center [...]