Posts Tagged ‘food security’

Dr. Lauri Wright examines the impact of home-delivered meals for the elderly

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“Seniors that are malnourished are weaker, have less functionality and more hospital admissions,” said Dr. Lauri Wright, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. “It’s not a good course.” As an advocate of the Older Americans Act, Dr. Wright decided it was time to gather more tangible […]

Masters candidate Mindy Spyker receives Borlaug Fellowship for research in Tanzania

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“My practice is ­­research and program development,” said USF College of Public Health student Mindy Spyker. “My passion is for strong families and full bellies.” Spyker’s passion is reflected in her recent U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security graduate research grant for next year. According to the organization’s website, Borlaug research grants are awarded […]