Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES, is a public health scientist, whose research focuses on the
community development and health promotion and disease prevention interventions in both rural
communities. Specifically, his research explores sexual...
Welcome to the Division of Public Health Sciences of Wake Forest University School of
Medicine. This web site is designed to provide you with a general overview of the teaching,
research and community outreach initiatives of our group.
During our relatively short history, our group has grown to include more than 250 individuals including greater than 50 faculty. We bring a public health perspective to our medical environment.Â Our focus is to identify strategies to enhance public health and disease prevention. Read More »
Intensive Weight Loss Intervention in Older Individuals: Results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Trial Dr. Espeland recently published a paper titled: 'Intensive weight loss intervention in older individuals: results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Type 2 diabetes mellitus trial' in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Read More »
Burke Receives AHA Award Gregory Burke, MD, MSc, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has received the 2011 Epidemiology and Prevention Distinguished Achievement Award from The American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. Read More »
HRT Shrinks the Brain
Washington Post, United States
By Amanda Gardner MONDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Two studies looking at the same group of women found that while hormone therapy is linked with brain... full article »
Soliman’s Electrocardiograph (ECG) Cable on the cover of a scientific journal Dr. Soliman’s patent-pending electrocardiograph (ECG) cable made the cover art of the September/October issue of the Journal of Electrocardiology, the official Journal of the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology and the International Society of Electrocardiology.
Effects of intensive diet and exercise on knee joint loads, inflammation, and clinical outcomes among overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis: the IDEA randomized clinical trial
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 2013 Sep 25,
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