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Category: Health Sciences

Purdue HHS Parkinson research explores exposure risks, effects on speech and swallow

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Written by: Tim Brouk When Allison Schaser joined Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) in fall 2020, she brought a unique expertise to a strong Parkinson disease research group. Her perspective — and mouse line — is already playing a vital part in the investigation of this complex disease. An assistant professor […]

Purdue Professor to receive 2021 Society of Toxicology Education Award

Monday, January 4th, 2021

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) has chosen Wei Zheng, a professor of health sciences in Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences, to receive the 2021 SOT Education Award for his significant contributions to education in toxicology and his training of toxicologists for more than 25 years as a researcher and educator.

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Purdue University Women’s Global Health Institute names new leadership

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Dorothy Teegarden, professor of Nutrition Science, is WGHI’s new director. Ulrike Dydak, professor of Health Sciences, is the institute’s new associate director.

EPA soil cleanup at USS Lead Superfund Site

Environmental and occupational health professor studying lead exposure in Northwest Indiana children

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Ellen Wells, associate professor of environmental and occupational health in the School of Health Sciences, is studying children in North Lake County and East Chicago, Indiana who may have been exposed to lead in the soil.

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Health Sciences Fulbright Scholar researching metals affecting human health

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Fulbright Scholars award to help Purdue researcher Linda Nie establish innovative lab to identify common exposures to harmful metals, expand education through international alliance.

Jennifer Freeman wins Murphy Award for excellence in teaching

Health Sciences professor receives prestigious teaching award

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Jennifer Freeman, associate professor in Health Sciences, wins Murphy Award for excellence in teaching

uncovering dementia - research at Purdue University

Uncovering Dementia

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

A new case of dementia is diagnosed every three seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Chances are you know someone whose life is touched by dementia, which is overwhelming physically, psychologically and economically for those who have it and also for their families and caregivers. For decades, Purdue University researchers within the College of […]

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