Department News : 2016 :

Daniel J. Feaster, Ph.D., center, at the Mailman School of Public Health with his collaborators.

Researchers Receive $8.3 Million NIH Grant to Study HIV Testing Linkage to Care

Daniel J. Feaster, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences’ Division of Biostatistics, along with colleagues from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded an $8.3 million National Institutes of Health grant to test implementation strategies to improve the rates of HIV testing and linkage to care in 51 opioid treatment programs.

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José Szapocznik, Ph.D.

Marrying Health Care with Public Health Interventions

One of the University of Miami’s top public health researchers, José Szapocznik, Ph.D., recently spoke before more than 100 physicians and health care executives at the Sixth Annual Broad and Cassel Public Health Forum at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood.

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Sara J. Czaja, Ph.D.

Researcher Receives Two NIH Grants to Study Tablet-Based Intervention Programs for Older Adults

Sara J. Czaja, Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been awarded two five-year grants totaling $6.5 million by the National Institutes of Health to study tablet-based intervention programs for seniors.

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From left, Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D., with Tali Elfassy, M.S.P.H.

Researchers' Innovative Study Links Sustained Poverty to Worse Cognitive Function in Midlife

Sustained exposure to economic hardship over two decades was strongly associated with worse cognitive function in relatively young individuals, according to a recent study led by Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D., assistant professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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