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Celebrating our favorite holiday, National Public Health Week

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During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. To celebrate NPHW, the USF College of […]

Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson awarded 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 5, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family […]

Alumna Susan Webb blends anthropology and public health in a community garden

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Born and raised in Tampa, Fla., USF College of Public Health alumna Susan Webb has always been interested in helping her community. She began her education in the USF Department of Anthropology and earned her BA in 2009. While she was earning her undergraduate degree, she started taking public health classes and became interested in […]

Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi are recipients of the 2017 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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On April 5, the USF College of Public Health recognized two graduates who improve the public’s health and do it exceedingly well. This year’s recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award are Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi. The presentation was part of the college’s National Public Health Week Annual Awards Ceremony. “I feel […]

COPH hosts dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

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Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia – it makes good business sense. That theme was echoed by several speakers participating Feb. 27 in a regional conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Connections national career development program and the University of […]

Undergraduates immerse themselves in Cuban culture

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students, in collaboration with England’s University of Exeter medical students, chose to spend their spring break in Havana, Cuba, March 12-19. Deidre Orriola, an undergraduate COPH instructor, led the students as they took part in homestays with local Cuban families and explored several public health and medical organizations. This […]

Dr. Thomas Unnasch receives $2.6M NIH grant to examine river blindness

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Thomas Unnasch, chair of the Department of Global Health and distinguished university health professor, has been awarded an R01 grant for more than $2.6 million from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to combat onchocerciasis in Africa. Onchocerciasis, commonly known as river blindness, is an eye […]