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The COPH delegation displayed bullish pride at the 2014 FPHA Educational Conference

College kicks off 30th anniversary tour with powerful presence at FPHA conference

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USF’s College of Public Health kicked off its yearlong 30th anniversary celebration last month with its first official tour stop, the annual Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 30 through Aug. 1. Dr. Michael White, professor in the Department of Global Health and deputy director of the department’s Florida Center of Excellence […]

Drum  major Michael Lebrias directs USF's Herd of Thunder Marching Band

New opportunities and a ruckus await the incoming class of Bulls

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It was the first day of fall orientation for more than 200 Bulls in the USF College of Public Health, and this is how they kicked off the morning of Thursday, Aug. 21. http://youtu.be/w1iZAFXnSfI With a bam and a boom and a twirl of the baton, the best and brightest of USF’s Herd of Thunder […]

(l,r) Jason Salemi, PhD, MPH, and Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD

COPH researchers report on opioid drug use in pregnant women

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Public health researchers Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD,  Abraham A. Salinas-Miranda, MD, PhD, Jason Salemi, PhD, MPH and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “National Trends in Maternal Use of Opioid Drugs among Pregnancy-Related Hospitalizations in the United States, 1998 to 2009.”  The study is in the July issue of the American Journal of Perinatology. Salihu, […]

Graduate student Amelia Phillips presents to COPH alumnus Greg Danyluk, PhD, MPH, epidemiology program manager for the Florida Department of Health in Polk County

COPH partners with Polk County Health Department for research day

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USF College of Public Health faculty and students partnered with the Polk County Health Department for a research day and poster presentation July 15 in Bartow. Topics included repeat teen pregnancy, repeat Chlamydia infections, late diagnosis of HIV infection, and health providers’ perceptions of childhood obesity among others. Dr. Russell Kirby and Dr. Abraham Salinas […]

Maximilian Site

Public Health Summer Institute again draws raves

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The Public Health Summer Institutes at the USF College of Public Health drew raves from its student participants last year. From all indications, this year’s edition scored another hit. “It was great, wonderful!” exclaimed Hillsborough High School senior Maximilian Site, one of 11 student participants. “Anyone accepted to this experience should go for it and […]

Bulls football game flyer

#usfcophrocks 30th Anniversary Tour Stop: USF Bulls Football

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Join the USF College of Public Health for a party at Raymond James Stadium. Meet up with COPH faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends for a Bullish time at the first football game of the season. The college is providing food and non-alcoholic drinks.  Secure a reduced-price ticket through midnight on Friday, August 29. […]

L to R: Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH, and Russell Kirby, PhD

COPH researchers report on support and services for the Down syndrome community

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USF College of Public Health researchers Drs. Jennifer Marshall, Russell Kirby and colleagues publish an article on early childhood supports and services for children with Down syndrome and their parents. Their research is in the June issue of Child: Care, Health and Development. Marshall is a research assistant professor who conducts mixed methods research with […]

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#usfcophrocks

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The USF College of Public Health is turning 30 so tell us “Why do you think #usfcophrocks?”   How Tell us why COPH rocks!  Flash ‘Go Bulls,’ snap a selfie, share it with friends and hashtag #usfcophrocks.  Connect with us on Facebook, YouTube, or LinkedIn and join the conversation. Not on social media? E-mail submissions […]