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April 24, 2014

USF names Osceola County administrator 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

The University of South Florida College of Public Health named Belinda Johnson-Cornett, MBA, MS, the 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health. Johnson-Cornett is administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Osceola County. The College bestows the award each year to a woman whose career accomplishments and leadership contribute sig... READ MORE »


COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) designed and implemented Edi-BULL, a campaign that aims to bring healthier food choices to students, faculty and staff at USF Health. ... READ MORE »


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Public Health makes a positive difference in Ngäbe-Buglé, Panama

Responding to USF’s challenge to become a top global, research institution, the College of Public Health established an international presence in Panama, Central America, about a decade ago. In partnership with USF Health, the Panama program is located at the City of Knowledge, where they conduct research and academic activities. One of the recent community projects is an outreach and tailored health education intervention among the Ngäbe-Buglé indigenous group. “The Ngäbe-Buglé commu... READ MORE »

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Isabella Chan wins top anthropology student research award

Isabella Chan is the recipient of the 2013 Peter K. New Student Research Award.  A doctoral student in the USF College of Public Health, Chan’s selection was based on her winning a student research competition sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA). The presentation took place... READ MORE »

Katheryne Downes Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Ms. Katheryne Downes is one of 19 scholars from the United States invited to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.  She joins 600 of the most qualified young researchers from around the world selected to represent their countries at the meeting on June 29-July 4. Nominees... READ MORE »

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