Hurricane preparedness must knows

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Hurricane Season is June 1 to November 30, 2017 According to Elizabeth Dunn, adjunct faculty member in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health, 12 named storms have been predicted this season to come out of the Atlantic Ocean, including six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. “Regardless of the anticipation of an […]

Alumna Melissa Schreiber soars for study abroad

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USF College of Public Health alumna Melissa Schreiber is using her public health knowledge and passion to educate her students at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. She later earned her MS in molecular biology and microbiology in 2008 at the University of Central Florida. While earning her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, she was introduced […]

Peace Corps volunteer Ruth Sanon reports from Cameroon

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Ruth Sanon is serving as a Peace Corps (PC) volunteer in Cameroon where she recently took part in a week long ‘HIV Boot Camp.’ The boot camp, according to Sanon, allowed PC volunteers to present and exchange best practices, learn about the evolving nature of the HIV pandemic, […]

USF wins big at the HOSA Florida Leadership Competition

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students in USF HOSA: Future Health Professionals took home a win in the Florida Leadership Conference, held in Orlando, April 6-9. Students had the opportunity to shine as individuals and as a team, demonstrating both USF’s passion for creating exceptional future health professionals and the determination of the students […]

Post-doctoral scholar Dr. Takudzwa Sayi receives Gates Foundation grant

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The USF College of Public Health announced on June 15 that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Dr. Takudzwa Sayi, post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Community and Family Health, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled, “Perspectives on Side-Effects […]

MCH Train-A-Bull program welcomes inaugural cohort of undergrad scholars

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Twelve undergraduate students from various colleges across USF have been accepted into a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pipeline Training Program, known as MCH Train-A-Bull, at the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health (CFH). The two-year program provides mentorship, training and guidance for underrepresented undergraduate students from economically, educationally disadvantaged, […]

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in global disaster management and humanitarian […]

New leadership appointed as research and practice dean

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In May, Dr. Wilbur Milhous, director for the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research and professor in the Department of Global Health,  transitioned out of his role as associate dean for research and passed the baton on to Dr. Ellen Daley, currently the associate dean for translational research and practice and professor in the Department […]