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College announces Outstanding Alumni Awards, opens call for nominations

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The USF College of Public Health has announced plans for inaugural Outstanding Alumni Awards. The call for nominations has just gone out with an eye toward hosting the event in May 2015. “It’s a desire on the part of the college and the dean, the administration and faculty to honor our many graduates,” said Dr. […]

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International guests to anchor public health panel during weeklong visit

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The USF College of Public Health will host an international panel discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 27, as part of a weeklong global endeavor associated with the College’s 30th anniversary celebration. Four public health leaders will come to COPH from various parts of the world for a week of discussions, professional visits, and even some entertainment. […]

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Thank you, gracias and merci beaucoup x 59,000!

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In recognition of the USF College of Public Health’s 30th anniversary and Giving Tuesday, members of the college community were invited to participate in a challenge match. A generous group of Bulls donated $40,000 toward COPH student scholarships. Any gifts made in support of the challenge match and Giving Tuesday, would be matched dollar-for-dollar up […]

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Transition and vision highlight 30th annual State of the College address

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Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, christened the renovated Samuel P. Bell III auditorium with her 2014 State of the College Address on Monday, Nov. 10. Former Rep. Bell, “the Godfather of COPH,” was among honored guests at the refurbished facility’s first event. After welcoming guests with a “happy anniversary” […]

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The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming!

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The University of South Florida is closed from December 24-January 1 for the winter break. This includes most administrative and academic offices, including the College of Public Health. Make a difference. Donate today. Help the College of Public Health celebrate 30 years of educating, mentoring, and training the next generation of public health practitioners. To […]

Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Elizabeth Dudek pictured with undergraduates in Dr. Steve Freedman's U.S. Health Care Reform class

Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration visit to COPH class shows students the human side of success

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Elizabeth Dudek, Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, spoke to undergraduates in Dr. Steve Freedman’s U.S. Health Care Reform class in the College of Public Health on Oct. 28. Freedman is an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and Managementand co-teaches the class with health policy doctoral student Joe Smith. Secretary […]

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Paige Hammond ties together passions for education and better health

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Recent honoree of the Society of Public Health Educators’ “30 under 30,” which shines the spotlight on 30 health educators under the age of 30, Paige Hammond is certainly an up-and-comer in public health education. Hammond has a long list of dream jobs, from diabetes educator to wedding or event planner, but knows that no […]

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New antimalarial drug with novel mechanism of action

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Malaria is a devastating disease that causes significant morbidity and mortality in temperate and tropical regions around the world. Because of the increased prevalence of multidrug-resistant malaria strains, new drugs are urgently required to combat this problem. In early December, a significant new development was reported by a multidisciplinary team including investigators from the University […]