College of Public Health News

Print Friendly
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

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, EOH, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

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

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

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

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

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

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, Featured News, Monday Letter, Students, Take Note!

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

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

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, […]

Jayme Coyle presents at SOT 2014

Toxicology researchers present at Society of Toxicology 53rd Annual Meeting

| Academic & Student Affairs, EOH, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

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 […]

NPHW 2014 logo

It’s National Public Health Week START HERE

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, EOH, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Public Health Practice, Take Note!, Undergraduate

April 7-13 is National Public Health Week. Don’t know where to celebrate?  Well, look no farther than the USF College of Public Health. National Public Health Week is sponsored by the American Public Health Association.  Since 1995, the group declared the first week in April as “a time to recognize the contributions of public health […]

Isabella Chan (3)

Isabella Chan wins top anthropology student research award

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Accolades, Our Alumni, Students

Isabella Chan is the recipient of the 2013 Peter K. New Student Research Award.  A doctoral student in the USF College of Public Health, Chan’s selection was based on her winning a student research competition sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA). The presentation took place at the 74th Annual Meeting for the Society […]

MCHSO logo

Dads count at annual maternal and child health symposium

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization spring symposium is Friday, April 11 at the USF College of Public Health. “Dads Count too!” is the theme for the 5th annual event. Held in conjunction with National Public Health Week, this year’s symposium focuses on paternal involvement in maternal and child health, but also includes a […]

(l,r) Ryan Ortega, Michael Bair, and Robert Bair (not pictured) took 1st place honors at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition

Solar sterilization product earns Ryan Ortega 1st Place Honors

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Take Note!

On March 19, Ryan Ortega and his executive team swept the judges away at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition. The first place team consisted of Ortega, a USF College of Public Health student studying global communicable diseases, Michael Bair, a mechanical engineer in the medical device industry, and Robert Bair, an […]