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May 25, 2015

Atypical graduates highlight spring 2015 pinning ceremony

“You should be proud of your accomplishments!” Dr. Kay Perrin told the College of Public Health baccalaureate graduates at the pinning ceremony May 1.  “As of tomorrow, you will be among the 26% of the U.S. population with a college degree,” added Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean for undergraduate studies. Among all th... READ MORE »


Public health programs across the country see major changes to curriculum [Multimedia]

USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen leads the national group propelling changes in how we prepare tomorrow’s public health workforce. In a packed conference room in Washington, DC, Donna J. Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, stood before hundreds of public health educators and shared the news: the public health curriculum that was defined 100 years ago – and... READ MORE »


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Peace Corps Master’s International student Sierra Petrosky sends second report home

Maternal and child health graduate student Sierra Petrosky deployed to Benin, West Africa, last summer.  Ten months into her two-year commitment to the Peace Corps via the Peace Corps Master’s International program at the USF College of Public Health, her recent second report to home base is brimming with her typical enthusiasm, vividness and sharing spirit. PCMI student reports are responses to specific questions.  Below are some of Petrosky’s responses, starting with how she’s handl... READ MORE »

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May 25, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

June 4, 2015 • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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June 19, 2015 • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Our past is our future: College recognizes distinguished alumni

It was the evening of May 2.  There was a slight chill in the air as fans gathered in Traditions Hall anxiously awaiting the event of the century. No, not the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.  The other event …. The USF College of Public Health’s Inaugural Alumni Awards Ceremony. More t... READ MORE »

Clean air is a public health passion for COPH alumnus Haofei Yu

“The impact of air quality on humans and our environment led me to public health,” said August 2013 USF College of Public Health PhD graduate Haofei Yu, who studied environmental health in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. A native of Pingdingshan, Henan Province, China... READ MORE »

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