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New Guidelines for Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery

| FPQC

While the cesarean section rate has risen to 1 in 3 births, there has not been a concurrent rise in improved maternal and neonatal outcomes. Research data show that variation in practice affects the cesarean section rate in different regions. In March 2014 the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal […]

Jayme Coyle presents at SOT 2014

Toxicology researchers present at Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting

| Academic & Student Affairs, Enviromental & Occupational Health, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

Researchers in the USF College of Public Health recently attended the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting.  The group convened in Phoenix, Arizona on March 23-27. The USF delegation included students Jake Bourgeois and Jayme Coyle and faculty Giffe Johnson, PhD, and Marie Bourgeois, PhD.  Between the four of them, they presented a total […]

Dr. Arlene Calvo (r) leads a health education training with members of the Ngäbe-Buglé community.

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

| Community & Family Health, COPH Home Page Item, COPH | International, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our World

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 […]

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

| Featured News, Monday Letter, Take Note!

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 significantly to the field of […]

multigenerational family

MCH training program hosts family-Centered care seminar

| Community & Family Health, COPH Home Page Item, Monday Letter, Our People

Individuals seeking to “Develop a Greater Understanding and Commitment to the Elements of Family-Centered Care” are invited to a seminar sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program. The full day session is on Friday, April 18 from 9am-4:30pm in the USF College of Public Health Auditorium, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in […]

invisible threat

Public Health hosts Invisible Threat screening

| COPH Home Page Item, Monday Letter, Our World

For a moment, imagine what it’s like to live in an under-vaccinated society. The movie Invisible Threat premiered in January and explores this very topic. Members of the USF and local community are invited to join the College of Public Health for a fascinating film on “the science of disease and the risks facing society.” […]

Student entrepreneurs pitch early-stage innovations to improve health care

| Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Accolades

The Scholarly Concentration for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business encourages competitors to make the best ideas a reality Move over Shark Tank. Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs vying for prizes in the recent 2nd Annual USF Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition were so impressive that the judges had difficulty choosing a first-place winner. The March 19 […]

Upcoming Grants from Federal Agency Weekly

| Grant Opportunities, Monday Letter

National Institutes of Health April 4, 2014 Extramural Nexus March 2014 (newsletter) Latest NIAID Funding Newsletter NOT-AI-14-046: Request for Proposals (RFP) Announcement: Quantitative Viral Outgrowth Assay (QVOA) Service Resource, NIAID-DAIDS-NIHAI2013184 NOT-DC-14-002: Request for Proposals (RFP) Announcement: Quantitative Viral Outgrowth Assay (QVOA) Service Resource, NIAID-DAIDS-NIHAI2013184 NOT-DK-14-017: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for […]