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Dean Petersen presents at Interprofessional Health Care Summit

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Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, and Niharika Yerrapragada, a student in Honors College, presented at the Interprofessional Health Care Summit at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah, Ga., on April 10. Hosted by Armstrong State University, the summit featured three major themes: clinical practice, education, and team service.  The […]

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Dr. Karen Liller aims to reduce in home injuries

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Dr. Karen D. Liller and colleagues published “Preventing unintentional injuries in the home using the health impact pyramid.” The research appears in the journal of Health Education & Behavior.   Liller is a professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health.  She also directs USF’s Doctoral Student Leadership Institute, […]

Health education in the school. In the picture: Arturo Rebollón (COPH), Ryan Davis (COM), Shoshanna Rahming (COP), Stacey Assan (COPH)

Spring break is a call to service for these COPH grad students

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The International Health Service Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of medical, pharmacy, physical therapy and public health students.  The USF on-campus organization orchestrates an annual spring break trip to Panama.  The spring 2015 contingent was made up of about 20 participants, including two faculty members. The group gathered at Tampa International Airport at 4 a.m. […]

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COPH connects with Bulls from FL to DC

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It’s no secret that “Our practice is our passion” in the USF College Public Health. However, the college is also passionate about fellowshipping together. Often. Case in point, over the past 30 days members of the COPH family had an opportunity to unite in Washington, DC and Tampa for the sole purpose of building community. […]

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30 years + alumni = inaugural awards ceremony

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Join members of the USF College of Public Health community as we celebrate Bulls with significant impact in public health research, practice, and policy, as well as teaching, scholarship and mentorship of public health professionals. It is a tribute to those who have most advanced public health domestically or internationally and you don’t want to […]

Curtis Devetter, who came back from conducting his doctoral research in Costa Rica, lead kids’ activities. Photo by Ellen Kent.

National Public Health Week is in full swing at USF

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April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. Don’t know where to celebrate?  Well, look no farther than the USF College of Public Health. National Public Health Week is sponsored by the American Public Health Association. Since 1995, the group declared the first week in April as “a time to recognize the contributions of public health […]

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Anniversary tour embraces Healthiest Nation 2030

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The #usfcophrocks tour is pairing with the American Public Health Association to celebrate National Public Health Week.  The official week is April 6-12, but the USF College of Public Health has two full weeks of celebratory events. The festivities includes numerous activities in support of the national theme, “Let’s make America the healthiest nation in […]

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COPH helped drive state’s bicycle helmet law

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Dr. Karen Liller has been a child and adolescent injury prevention researcher for a quarter of a century.  A professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health and a member of the Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Group, she worked with a Tampa General program called More Health in the […]

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Social marketing concentration a national first for COPH

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The USF College of Public Health has announced a social marketing concentration for its master of public health degree.  To date, no other U.S. institution has offered an MPH in social marketing. Dr. Carol Bryant, USF Distinguished Health Professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, has championed social marketing for two decades.  The […]

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USF Nursing and Public Health graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

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Both showed increases in the latest U.S. News ranking of America’s graduate schools Graduate programs at the University of South Florida’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health ranked among the nation’s best in the latest U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Graduate Schools” edition, appearing online this week. Last ranked by U.S. […]