In the media (May 10, 2019)


Ashish A Deshmukh, PhD, was featured in the ASPPH Friday Letter for receiving a four-year, $2 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project: Optimizing Age-based Anal Cancer Screening Among People Living with HIV (PLWH) using Decision Analytic Modeling.

Elizabeth Onyenefu Obekpa, a doctoral student in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, was featured in the ASPPH Friday Letter for being awarded a one-year, $15,000 grant from the Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG).

Courtney Byrd-Williams, PhD, was interviewed by WebMD about the pros and cons of food pouches. She was also interviewed about the topic by Austin American-Statesman food writer Addie Broyles for an article that ran in its entertainment website Austin360. The story was also picked up by The Florida Times-Union, The Miami News-Record in Oklahoma, Providence Journal in Rhode Island, The ColumbusDispatch, and The Times-News in North Carolina.

James Langabeer, PhD, MBA, was interviewed by Community Impact Newspaper about the growing trend of medical offices being incorporated into retail and restaurant developments. 

Catherine Troisi, PhD, MS, was quoted in a Healthline story about E. coli following an outbreak linked to ground beef, which so far has affected 10 states.