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Archive for May, 2012

Health disparities work earns Dr. Adewale Troutman national award

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Adewale Troutman, MD, was named the 2012 recipient of the Dr. James T. Black Award from the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., a national organization that implements programs designed to improve the quality of life for African Americans and other minorities. Dr. Adewale Troutman Dr. Troutman, who directs the Public Health Practice and Leadership, […]

(l,r) Donna Rodandello, Carolyn Jewett, USF HR, and Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano

Rodandello honored with USF Staff Senate Quiet Quality Award

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Donna Rodandello, staff assistant in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, recently received the USF Staff Senate Quiet Quality Award. In her nomination materials, Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology, shared, “Ms Rondandello has numerous responsibilities and her work is always professional and conscientious.  She holds a positive attitude when working with departmental, college, […]

Upcoming Service Opportunities

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Students can click here:  http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/hscevents.htm to see Spring 2012 Service Corps Opportunities for the most up to date, comprehensive listing of events and projects, which are arranged by categories, and the Service Corps Calendar to view upcoming events in chronological order.       

13th World Congress on Public Health

COPH represented at 13th World Congress on Public Health

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In April, five College of Public Health colleagues ventured to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to present posters of their work that were accepted by the 13th World Congress on Public Health.  Jointly undertaken by the Ethiopian Public Health Association and the World Federation of Public Health Associations, this triennial Congress’s theme was “Towards Global Health Equity: […]

Dr. Russ Kirby co-authors paper on state abortion-restrictions and homicide deaths among children

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Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jul;75(1):156-64. Epub 2012 Mar 13. The relationship between state abortion-restrictions and homicide deaths among children under 5 years of age: A longitudinal study. Sen B, Wingate MS, Kirby R. Source Department of Healthcare Organization & Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. Abstract The purpose of this study is to explore […]

Yangxin Huang

Dr. Yangxin Huang awarded international travel grant

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Yangxin Huang, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, received the USF Faculty International Travel Grant for two international conferences: “The Second Joint Biostatistics International Symposium” in June and “The International Conference on Analytical and Computational Methods for Complex Systems” in July. Both conferences are held in China. Huang was invited […]

Henian Chen

Dr. Henian Chen awarded enhancement grant

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Henian Chen, PhD, was awarded a proposal enhancement grant from the USF Division of Sponsored Research titled Longitudinal Relationships between Well-Being and Life Goals and Associations among Happiness and MAOA, OXTR Genes in the amount of $24,500.  This proposal has the following specific aims: Aim 1: To estimate the causal relationships between SWB and life […]

Student Research Opportunities

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Students are encouraged to check out the website of student funding opportunities at http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/officeresearch/student-research-2.htm.  Our next monthly deadline for the Student Honorary Award for Research and Practice “SHARP” award is Monday, June 4th.