Ready to kick asphalt and run for booty? Members of the COPH community are invited to run, walk, jog, wog, skip and do whatever it takes to cross the Gasparilla Distance Classic finish line in an upright position! There are multiple distances to choose from, and the college will have participants represented in all of them. Just pick a ... READ MORE »
On Friday, Oct. 24, the USF College of Public Health hosts its annual Free Flu Shot Drive. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone ages 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of illness, including hospitalization. This is the 18th year of the college’s flu shot drive for adu... READ MORE »
Major health organizations around the world are celebrating the elimination of river blindness in Ecuador, the second Latin American nation to announce the milestone. Dr. Thomas Unnasch, chair of the Department of Global Health at the USF College of Public Health, has been involved with numerous organizations in a long fight to eliminate the disease. Thomas Unnasch, PhD “I worked with a whole bunch of different cont... READ MORE »
“While I was a student, I prided myself on activities directly related to my interest and passion in public safety and well-being,” said College of Public Health graduate Jennifer Logan-Porter. Volunteering as an intern with Hillsborough County Emergency Management was one of those activities... READ MORE »
USF College of Public Health student Bradley Keating is a humanitarian for the masses. As a trained firefighter and certified medic, he has been involved in relief efforts in disasters across the globe for the last four years in Haiti, Japan, Israel and the Philippines. [caption id="attachment_18... READ MORE »
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