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Purdue offers the perfect blend of ingredients for HTM chef Dawn Sieber

Friday, April 16th, 2021


Written By: Rebecca Hoffa, rhoffa@purdue.edu Coming from a family of mostly doctors and lawyers, chef Dawn Sieber took off in a new direction as she followed her passion in the culinary arts. From the moment she was first introduced to cooking, she knew she’d found her path. “I loved to cook from the time I […]

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Purdue Public Health study focuses on COVID-19’s effect on area homeless

Friday, April 16th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk Among the many unforgettable news media images during the COVID-19 pandemic were images that depicted cities’ treatment of their homeless populations. Painted boxes spaced six feet apart for homeless individuals to sleep in a Las Vegas parking lot to tiny house villages erected in Seattle showed some metropolitan areas’ varying responses […]

Purdue graduate students juggle parenthood during a pandemic

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk Rigorous studies, teaching undergraduate classes, hours and hours of research: The lives of graduate students are strenuous and often spread thin. Then, add changing diapers and lining up daycare during a pandemic. For some Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences graduate students, the pursuit of PhDs and master’s degrees […]

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 […]

HHS Parkinson disease research extends to patients and their families

Monday, April 12th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk Parkinson disease affects millions of Americans, yet there is still much mystery behind the debilitating and incurable disease. Symptoms and progression of the disease are highly variable from person to person. While we often talk of curing Parkinson disease, it is critical to consider how to improve quality of life for […]

Increasing access, community outreach key in Purdue neurological autism research

Thursday, April 1st, 2021


Researchers in Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences rely on human subjects for learning more about genetic and developmental disorders like autism, Angelman syndrome and others.

Health experts address COVID-19 vaccine questions in free webinar

Monday, March 22nd, 2021


West Lafayette, Ind. — As COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out, some Hoosiers are still hesitant about getting their shots. To help assure those on the fence, representatives from the Purdue University School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and the Indiana University School of Medicine — West Lafayette campus will present “COVID-19 Vaccines: What You […]

Purdue HHS health expert encourages vaccines, warns against COVID-19 pandemic fatigue

Thursday, March 18th, 2021


As COVID-19 vaccination rates rise and case numbers fall, many Hoosiers are experiencing high levels of optimism — one full year after Indiana’s initial shutdown. However, that optimism must come with caution, according to Purdue University associate professor of nursing Libby Richards.

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Shining a light on ethnic, cultural, and religious divides in scientific research

Friday, February 7th, 2020


Written by Angie Klink. David Rollock was the type of kid to whom other kids told their problems. When he was growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Rollock strove to make his peers feel comfortable. “I tried to welcome new people and was nice to those who weren’t always the most popular,” Rollock said. David […]

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