January 2020 – Page 2 – School of Education & Human Development

January 2020

January 21, 2020

Dr. Viviana E. Horigian

She is Associate Professor of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is currently serving as the Director of Public Health Education and as a director of the Americas Initiative for Public Health Innovation. She is also the Executive director of the Florida Node Alliance of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) housed at the University of Miami. The Florida […]
January 16, 2020

Tyler Bartholomew

Tyler is a 3rd year PhD Student in Prevention Science. He is currently a research assistant in the Biobehavioral Statistics Group, run by Dr. Daniel Feaster, and University of Miami’s Harm Reduction Group, run by Dr. Hansel Tookes, where he provides statistical support to the IDEA Exchange, Florida’s first and only legal syringe services program. Through this co-mentorship, Mr. Bartholomew has obtained four grants as PI/Co-PI to assess implementation of the IDEA SSP, […]
January 15, 2020

Tackling Opioid Addiction: Implications for Prevention and Treatment

With a relatively recent attention to Opioid misuse and addiction as a serious public health issue across all US states, we as leaders in the community must help raise public awareness of such health issue for prevention of Opioid overdoses and misuses and avoid potential path to addiction, assist individuals and communities to cure from such health issue, and further create public policy for all individuals and communities’ well-being. With such mission […]