Several College of Public Health faculty were recently approved for promotion. Tenure decisions which are made by the USF Board of Trustees will be announced later in the year. Congratulations to our promoted faculty! Dr. Getachew Dagne, Epidemiology and Biostatistics - promoted to Professor Dr. Rita DeBate, Community and Family Health - ... READ MORE »
“What’s great about public health is that many questions remain to be answered and there is much work to do,” said Donna J. Petersen, ScD, dean of the University of South Florida College of Public Health. “All of this equates to job security for you!” Every semester, the college recognizes the academic achievements of soon-to-be gra... READ MORE »
Ten students from the Public Health Practice Program traveled to Panama City, Panama on for a group field experience opportunity under the guidance of Dr. Hana Osman and Somer Burke. Aracely Quintero, Director of the USF Health Program in Panama, tailored an immersive experience for the students consisting of three parts: Introduction and history of the Panama Canal, evaluation of the Panama’s health system, and cultural immersion with an indigenous group. The USF Health Panama Program ... READ MORE »
Dale Watson is a health education consultant with the Pinellas County Health Department. She’s based in Clearwater and is charged with supervising five community health advocates in an effort to improve health outcomes with primary care clients. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Watson worked in So... READ MORE »
“The most interesting part of public health is the ability to develop intervention programs that focus on preventing disease and using the results from these programs to inform the public and influence policy,” said Cedric Harville, II. Thanks to a placement with the Tampa... READ MORE »
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