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Jacqueline Wiltshire, PhD, MPH, of the USF College of Public Health was the study’s lead author.

Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

| COPH Office of Research, Departments, HPM

Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health, the University of Massachusetts Medical School and St. Louis University. The findings appear in the American Journal of Public Health.  Study lead author was Jacqueline Wiltshire, […]

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FPQC Wins State-Wide Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization


The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative was recognized by the Blue Foundation for the 2016 Sapphire Award for the Outstanding Organization.  The FPQC was selected as winner of this prestigious award out of 112 nominations and 13 finalists from around the state. The awards, totaling $350,000, honor outstanding individuals, programs and nonprofit organizations in community health […]