Posts Tagged College of Public Health

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 […]

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COPH researchers investigate link between air pollution and risk of birth defects

High levels of fine particulate air pollutants are associated with several select congenital heart defects and the highest level of benzene links to increased prevalence of orofacial clefts, a […]

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College of Public Health to offer free flu shots Friday, Nov. 13

The USF College of Public Health will host its annual Free Flu Shot Drive on Friday, Nov. 13.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 […]


COPH, USF Health had a hand in biggest state tobacco settlement

As the American Cancer Society leads the nation in observing the annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 20, the USF College of Public Health and USF Health can celebrate their […]

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New online program helps all USF Health students track academic experience

Corralling the details of every college activity, project and job has been greatly simplified for USF Health students with the unveiling of the new USF Health Student Portfolios. […]


New shared community space prepares to welcome USF Health students

There was plenty of activity at the new USF Health Student Services Center as workers installed furniture in the new collaborative space, one of the final steps before […]

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Work begins on USF Health Specialty Care Center in The Villages

THE VILLAGES, FL (March 11, 2013) – Construction began Monday morning on the new USF Health Specialty Care Center in The Villages, setting the stage for a new era and […]


Dr. John Petrila named chair of Health Policy and Management

The USF College of Public Health recently welcomed John Petrila, JD, LLM, as chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Petrila joined the college as […]

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In Memoriam: Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD

Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, passed away on November 23, 2013.  Dr. […]

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More students than ever start fall classes at USF Health

It’s another year of firsts and breaking records for the colleges and programs at USF Health.  Both Pharmacy and SELECT welcomed their second group of students, each more […]