Monday Letter
our practice is our passion
October 31, 2014

Dean Petersen reports on college at annual address

For 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public's health -- at home and around the world. Without question, the state of the college is robust. Join Dean Donna Petersen for her annual State of the College Address, where she will report on current affairs, reflect on the college's milestones an... READ MORE »


Anniversary tour heads to Gasparilla

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 »


Our People
Our World

COPH Peace Corps volunteer writes first report home

A Bull gone global, Sierra Petrosky, an MPH student in the College of Public Health, has officially become a rural community health volunteer in the country of Benin. The role she has taken is part of her training as a Peace Corps volunteer in conjunction with the Peace Corps Master’s International program. In her recently submitted first report home, she tells about the first portion of her training, her expectations and goals, and her challenges. “Preparation for becoming a rural commun... READ MORE »

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Important Dates

October 31, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

November 4, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

November 8, 2014 • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

November 10, 2014 • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Our Alumni

Hometown commitment led Akilah Benton back to her roots

“I believe there is no set formula for delivering health care,” said 2011 College of Public Health graduate Akilah Benton. “Rather, each situation must be examined through a holistic lens and treated in a manner respectful of cultural differences.” While working on her MPH, Benton partici... READ MORE »

Practice and passion go hand-in-hand for Jennifer Logan-Porter

“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 »

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