Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]

FPQC conference expands perinatal care quality and knowledge

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative of the USF College of Public Health held its 2017 annual conference on April 27 and 28 in Tampa, Fla. The sixth annual conference attracted more than 220 obstetricians, neonatologists, nurses, midwives, and public health and quality improvement stakeholders from across the state. Perinatal health care professionals joined a statewide conversation on improving the […]

It’s a match for USF Dietetic Internship-MPH

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The USF College of Public Health’s Integrated Dietetic Internship-MPH program has successfully matched its first cohort of six interns. Students matched to the program are set to gain hands on experience in dietetics practice through the internship, which has been granted candidacy status for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). […]

COPH alumnae help incarcerated women in transition [video]

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USF College of Public Health alumnae Kimberlee (Krox) Roxburgh and Christine (Schilp) Mills have set out to restore hope to recently incarcerated women. As the co-founders of Hope Rises, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Little Rock, Ark., they aim to provide a comprehensive support program for previously incarcerated women and help them to achieve successful reentry […]

Dr. John Adams hosts malaria workshop with global reach

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The USF College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research (GHIDR) is dedicated to improving the lives of people afflicted by infectious disease through the development of improved diagnostics, treatment and preventive mechanisms. Distinguished University Professor and GHIDR assistant director Dr. John Adams hosted a two week vivax malaria workshop in […]

COPH celebrates Outstanding Staff Award winners

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Three USF College of Public Health staff members, Megan Ditizio, Samantha Haylock and Tara Greer, were recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Staff Awards. Their achievements were celebrated at a ceremony in the USF School of Music Concert Hall on April 4, 2017. The event was hosted by President Judy Genshaft. She spoke about the importance […]

FPQC 2017 Conference “informative and relevant” for improving perinatal care quality

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TAMPA, FL The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative held its 2017 annual conference on April 27 and 28. The sixth annual conference attracted more than 220 obstetricians, neonatologists, nurses, midwives, and public health and quality improvement stakeholders from across the state. The event was an opportunity for perinatal health care professionals to join a statewide conversation […]