Monday Letter
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September 02, 2014

Public Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist, Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious diseases have garnered international attention, the public should not forget about those infections like HPV that can be prevented with vaccines.  The human papilloma virus still causes thous... READ MORE »


Anniversary tour heads to Ray Jay

Horns up! The USF College of Public Health is hosting a party at Raymond James Stadium and everyone is invited. Meet up with COPH faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends for a Bullish time at the first football game of the season. The college is providing food and non-alcoholic drinks.  Secure a reduced-price ticket through midn... READ MORE »


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Public Health ally receives global leadership award at summer commencement

The University of South Florida presented Dr. Jorge Motta with the President’s Global Leadership Award at summer commencement Aug. 9. The award recognizes “exemplary accomplishments in international leadership or global relations.” It is the latest of multiple accolades for Motta, whose previous recognitions include the Gorgas Medal and the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine from the American College of Physicians. [caption id="attach... READ MORE »

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Important Dates

September 19, 2014 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

September 24, 2014 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 4, 2014 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Our Alumni

Community-based work drives doctor’s public health passion

“Public health teaches us the tools to help not only one person at a time, but lots of people in multiple ways,” said 2013 PhD recipient Abraham Salinas. “That's why I love it.” A native of Managua, Nicaragua, Salinas said the choice of where to pursue his PhD was an easy one. “... READ MORE »

College networking forum breaks 2,000-member mark

On Tuesday, July 29, at 1:18 p.m., the USF College of Public Health reached a major milestone—more than 2,000 members in the college’s official group on LinkedIn. A professional networking site with more than 300 million members in 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn is “a professio... READ MORE »

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