Posts Tagged ‘Type 1 diabetes’

MPH student Matt Allman goes blue for diabetes awareness

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and what better way to draw attention to the disease than with blue hair! USF College of Public Health graduate student Matt Allman did just that this month when he sported bright blue locks for the month’s cause. A 22-year-old MPH student, Allman has been living with type 1 diabetes […]

Dr. Amy Alman receives $3M NIH grant to examine the subgingival microbiome

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Amy Alman, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been awarded a $3 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to examine the bacteria in plaque below the gum line and its association with Type 1 diabetes, […]

Students With Diabetes conference goes from ripple to wave amid impending change

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The 2015 Students With Diabetes conference was the largest yet, drawing some 180 participants to the Holiday Inn Westshore in Tampa over the Memorial Day weekend.  The group’s founding director, Dr. Nicole Johnson, is excited by the response, which continues to grow year by year. “It was amazing, especially when you think about the history,” […]

Paige Hammond ties together passions for education and better health

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Recent honoree of the Society of Public Health Educators’ “30 under 30,” which shines the spotlight on 30 health educators under the age of 30, Paige Hammond is certainly an up-and-comer in public health education. Hammond has a long list of dream jobs, from diabetes educator to wedding or event planner, but knows that no […]