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July 01, 2015

Chiles Center promotes health for all women and babies

It was January 1998, and the Florida Board of Regents had just promoted one of USF’s fledgling entities to major status with sublimely understated efficiency. Following authorizations for a BS in dance education, a degree of undetermined level in occupational therapy and an MS in physical therapy, it was the last of four single-sentence items ... READ MORE »


Pioneers of social marketing discuss its founding and its future

Dr. Carol Bryant was on the ground floor of the USF College of Public Health’s social marketing program when the social marketing field was in its infancy.  She credits Dr. Stan Graven, chair of the Department of Community and Family Health at the time, for the idea of a social marketing conference. “He asked me to start a conference,” Br... READ MORE »


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Dr. Thomas Bernard delivers keynote remarks at symposium in Oman

Dr. Thomas Bernard, chair of Environmental and Occupational Health at the USF College of Public Health, delivered the keynote message at a heat stress symposium in Sohar, Oman, the last week of April. Tom Bernard, PhD The manifold purpose of the symposium was to share information on current heat stress prevention and management programs followed in various industries; to propose a model for heat stress prevention, mi... READ MORE »

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July 3, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

July 6, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

July 17, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

July 20, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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From helpline to Ebola, Bradley Biggers’ career is off to a fast start

“USF gave me the tools to get a successful start in my public health career,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Bradley Biggers. Even though he originally planned to go into a career in psychology, Biggers said he changed his mind after working at a crisis helpline in Tallahassee. The... READ MORE »

Preventing Teen Pregnancies Can Save Taxpayers Money

Dariel Fowler is a rising sophomore at South Cobb High School. She says she sees a lot of girls at her school who are pregnant. “They drop out of school, they can’t take care of their kids or they abortions,” she says. But not her. In 2010, Dariel was one of the 200 at-risk y... READ MORE »

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