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Jill Roberts, PhD

6 foods you should evict from your fridge right now

| EOH, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People

Is your refrigerator running? Yes. Is your refrigerator running up your food bill? Also, yes. Forget about leaving the doors open while you search for a midnight snack—though that is a waste, too—your ice box is slowly sucking money from your wallet because of its contents. That conclusion comes from Dr. Jill Roberts, who teaches […]

Jemal Gishe, PhD, MSc, BSc

COPH researchers report on cancer disparities in Florida hospitals

| Academic & Student Affairs, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Research, Students

USF College of Public Health student researchers Dr. Jemal Gishe, Angella Hanciles and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “Minority Use of a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and Non-specialty Hospitals in Two Florida Regions.”  The study is in the January issue of Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.   Dr. Jemal […]

Institute Scholars 2014

Institute Scholars to Present Results of Service-Learning Research Projects

| CFH, Featured News, ITRABH, Monday Letter, Students, Take Note!

The second cohort of Institute Scholars is preparing to present the final results of its service-learning research projects nationally at the 28th annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa on March 22-25. The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health will have a special track at […]

Sappenfield Award

Dr. William Sappenfield adds HRSA Director’s Award to list of recognitions

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A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. William Sappenfield never entered traditional medical practice. While finishing his residency, he decided he wanted to enter academics, instead. Following the advice of his father, a professor and associate dean at a medical school, he applied to an NIH-CDC research training program. “I fell in love with public health,” said Sappenfield, […]

Moffitt ACS-IRG Program

| Grant Opportunities, Monday Letter

Moffitt Cancer Center is pleased to announce cycle 37 of its ACS-IRG funded by the American Cancer Society.  Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of South Florida and the Ponce School of Medicine invite Junior Investigators to apply for an American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant. PURPOSE: To support junior faculty in initiating cancer-related research projects that […]

From left: Alana Falcone and Deidre Orriola

Undergraduate office tracking measles, other infectious diseases

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The Office of Undergraduate Studies at the USF College of Public Health is maintaining a poster that tracks the U.S. measles outbreak. Using the Center for Disease Control’s online updates as her guide, administrative assistant Alana Falcone updates the map whenever new information is available. A state marked with pins is a state with reported […]

Freddy Picado, director general of CATHALAC, and Dr. Lynette Menezes 3

CATHALAC/USF strengthen partnership for collaboration

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On Jan. 20, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC) and the University of South Florida, USF Health, signed a general agreement for collaboration with the purpose of facilitating academic and scientific research cooperation between the two entities.  The signing of this agreement responds to the interest of […]