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We are one of the best and fastest growing academic units at USC. Our impressive and diverse research portfolio and our strong tradition of collaborating with public and private health agencies and institutions enable us to

  • generate new knowledge that can lead to improvements in health
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Biostatistics Forum - April 2, 4-5pm
Katrina Walsemann, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior at USC and Bethany Bell, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at USC will present a talk titled, "Employing latent class growth analyses to describe trajectories of criminal justice involvement from adolescences to early adulthood" at the next Biostatistics Forum, April 2, 4-5-pm, PHRC, Room 107.

ADHD focus of CDC study
South Carolina was part of a CDC report, undertaken by USC and University of Oklahoma, on ADHD among children. Dr. Robert McKeown of the Arnold School led USC's research team.
 
New study on prostate cancer
A study by Dr. Susan Steck reveals that plant-based foods may lower the risk for aggressive prostate cancer. The findings, reported at an international conference, have garnered worldwide media attention.
 
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Study gets international attention
September 11, 2013
A study led by Arnold School researchers is receiving international attention. Why? Because the findings suggest people under age 55 should limit their coffee consumption!
Study targets inflammation, cancer
May 6, 2013
The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded a grant to Dr. Susan Steck for research on a dietary inflammation index and its impact on reducing risks for breast, colorectal cancers.
SciGirls take on health
February 5, 2013
Dr. Daheia Barr-Anderson is featured in the PSB Kids program SciGirls. The program, taped last April, puts Barr-Anderson's research into practice as 'tweens focus on fitness.
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