What you need to know about flu season this year

Flu season is once again upon us! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year is expected to be a particularly bad flu season and experts are recommending the flu vaccine to prevent a serious outbreak.“In Miami, the flu season tends to come a little later as the warm weather sticks around […]

Stempel College signs partnership with Universidad de Cartagena

Stempel College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Universidad de Cartagena to collaborate on educational and research endeavors. The partnership builds upon the college’s efforts to create strong bonds with research institutions throughout Latin America and, particularly, Colombia. Universidad de Cartagena President Edgar Parra Chacón and Stempel College Dean Tomás R. GuilarteUniversidad […]

Health experts discuss solutions to global threats

Just as news and information travel around the world with ease, so do diseases and global health trends. As part of the mission of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social, the Global Health Consortium recently hosted the 2019 Global Health Conference, offering three days of cutting-edge workshops and plenary sessions themed around […]

Universidad de Córdoba representatives visit Stempel College, sign partnership agreement

Representatives from the Universidad de Córdoba in Colombia recently visited Stempel College as the two institutions embark on a new research project together. “These relationships that we are forging with the Universidad de Córdoba and other universities in Colombia will advance our research and educational agenda in Latin America, which is directly linked to Stempel’s […]

$3 million grant funds study of Colombian river contamination, effects on locals

One of the largest rivers in Latin America, the Atrato River in Colombia has been tainted by decades of illegal mining, leading to mercury contamination and other pollutants. Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work — in collaboration with Universidad de Córdoba and Universidad Tecnologica del Choco Diego Luis Cordoba, both in Colombia — has been […]