Archive for the College of Public Health Category

USF Health seeks support for the WELL Student Center on #GivingTuesday

Construction is underway for the new WELL Student Center, a one-stop student services location for all USF Health students. While student fees have covered 75 percent of construction […]


USF public health professor comments on study comparing race and preterm birth rates in Canada and U.S.

The substantially higher risk of preterm birth rates for infants born to black women in Canada is similar to the racial disparity observed among infants born to black […]


Emergency preparedness simulation trains students across USF Health

USF Health students participated in the first critical incident and emergency preparedness simulation training Nov. 10, giving them a full-day of learning, planning and training for a potential […]


USF College of Public Health’s flu shot drive gets sleeves rolling [video]

The USF College of Public Health’s annual flu shot drive kicked off early on Nov. 13, with community residents, faculty, staff and students lining up to receive the […]

USF Health faculty, staff and students celebrate at the USF World Global Achievement Awards ceremony.

USF Health Panama and others earn USF World Global Achievement Awards

USF Health had a strong presence in the USF World’s inaugural Global Achievement Awards, held Nov. 13 in the USF Gibbons Alumni Center. Leading USF Health’s winning tally […]

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USF global health team pioneers development of new antimalarial drug screening model

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) — A University of South Florida (USF) Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to […]

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Dr. Arthur Labovitz appointed president of AHA Tampa Bay Metro Board

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) – Dr. Arthur J. Labovitz, the Edward C. Wright endowed professor and chair of USF Health Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been appointed […]


A busy week across USF Health celebrating Veterans Day

This week, faculty, staff and students are hosting, attending, and celebrating events that highlight and honor today’s vets. Take a look below at some of the highlights of events […]

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USF to observe the Great American Smokeout

On Nov. 19, USF Wellness Education, Student Health Services and the USF Area Health Education Center Tobacco Cessation program office will celebrate the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Smokers will be encouraged to […]


USF open enrollment event draws Tampa Mayor and White House

As the third-year of open enrollment kicked off  nationwide Nov. 1 for the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, attention was once again on USF, which for the second consecutive […]