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USF names Osceola County administrator 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health named Belinda Johnson-Cornett, MBA, MS, the 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health. Johnson-Cornett is administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Osceola County. The College bestows the award each year to a woman whose career accomplishments and leadership contribute significantly to the field of […]

Public Health Week kicked off early with a Happy April Fool’s Day: No Kidding-This is Public Health Party. The event featured a t-shirt design contest, trivia games, and healthy snacks. Alumni judged more than 15 entires from students and faculty.

Public Health: START HERE at USF

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Ten days. 20 events. And, more than 2500 people. This is the phenomenal outcome when members of the campus and local communities unite to celebrate National Public Health Week with the USF College of Public Health. The 2014 theme issued a challenge to START HERE and USF answered the call with a resounding “Yes!” Eat […]

BayCare Team represented by Mathew Lynch, Nichole Snyder, Alexandra Albizu-Rivera, Sara Wolicki, Tracey Kaly, Ed Monti, and Kathleen Moore

Institute Scholars Celebrate at The 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference

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Scholars from the USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) celebrated successes and new opportunities at the 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference. The Institute’s inaugural cohort of scholars presented their service-learning research projects alongside academic mentors and community agency partners on March 2-5 in Tampa. Over the past […]

Christina Sudduth at United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women

Christina Sudduth participates in UN Advocacy Practicum on the status of women

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Public Health student Christina Sudduth is one of 20 females chosen from across the nation to participate in an advocacy practicum in New York City. The event was held in conjunction with the 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which offered an opportunity to observe how the UN […]

COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

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Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) designed and implemented Edi-BULL, a campaign that aims to bring healthier food choices to students, faculty and staff at USF Health. Working with two […]

Jason Salemi and colleagues report on maternal hepatitis status and neonatal outcomes

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Public health researcher Jason Salemi, MPH, is co-author on a publication entitled “Maternal hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection and neonatal neurological outcomes.” The study is in the March issue of the Journal of Viral Hepatitis. Mr. Salemi’s research interests focus on reproductive and perinatal epidemiology. From years of working with and engaging community partners, […]

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New Guidelines for Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery

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While the cesarean section rate has risen to 1 in 3 births, there has not been a concurrent rise in improved maternal and neonatal outcomes. Research data show that variation in practice affects the cesarean section rate in different regions. In March 2014 the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal […]

Jayme Coyle presents at SOT 2014

Toxicology researchers present at Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting

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Researchers in the USF College of Public Health recently attended the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting.  The group convened in Phoenix, Arizona on March 23-27. The USF delegation included students Jake Bourgeois and Jayme Coyle and faculty Giffe Johnson, PhD, and Marie Bourgeois, PhD.  Between the four of them, they presented a total […]

Dr. Arlene Calvo (r) leads a health education training with members of the Ngäbe-Buglé community.

Public Health makes a positive difference in Ngäbe-Buglé, Panama

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Responding to USF’s challenge to become a top global, research institution, the College of Public Health established an international presence in Panama, Central America, about a decade ago. In partnership with USF Health, the Panama program is located at the City of Knowledge, where they conduct research and academic activities. One of the recent community […]