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The bigger picture

Furman's public health major focuses on improving the health of a community, whether on a local scale or a national scale.

Home game for Matt Davidson

When a married couple includes a husband who plays golf for a living, oftentimes the husband’s job dictates where the wife goes. But in the case of Matt Davidson ’04, who plays on the Web.com Tour, and Natalie The ’03, who teaches Health Sciences at Furman, it’s the opposite. As Natalie was making her way […]

Food fight

Childhood obesity is arguably one of the more pressing and complex public health issues in the United States. The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention cites studies showing dramatic increases in obesity among youth, doubling in the 6-11-year-old range and quadrupling in the 12-19 age bracket since 1980. Today, more than 30 percent of […]

Professor Natalie The receives $2.6 million grant to study diabetes

Furman University Health Sciences professor Natalie The has been selected to receive a $2.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance research in diabetes among children and young adults. Dr. The will partner with Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition of the University of North Carolina at […]

Health sciences professor receives NIH grant to study diabetes

Natalie The, an assistant professor of Health Sciences at Furman, has been selected to receive a $2.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance research in diabetes among children and young adults. The Furman professor will partner with Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, to conduct research as part of a longitudinal study in six states, including South Carolina.