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Alumna Lauren Vance fills bellies and hearts through Meals on Wheels [VIDEO]

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If you heard USF’s College of Public Health alumna Lauren Vance singing to herself about rice and beans as she packs her car, you might think she’s a little too excited for lunch. But to the hundreds of community members who receive a hot meal daily through Meals on Wheels of Tampa, Vance’s passion and […]

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Dr. Leslene Gordon reappointed to Florida diabetes council

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USF College of Public Health graduate Dr. Leslene Gordon was reappointed to the Florida Government Diabetes Advisory Council. This marks Gordon’s second term with the council, but this accomplishment only grazes the surface on her wealth of professional health experience. The Kingston, Jamaica native began her public health experience in New York. Gordon earned her […]


Bulls ready to improve the public’s health

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“We take a moment at the College of Public Health to acknowledge your accomplishments and to thank you again for choosing this very important field,” said the USF College of Public Health Dean Dr. Donna Petersen. On August 6, the COPH hosted two celebrations for graduates and their families. The morning pinning ceremony consisted of […]

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Nanah Fofanah: making life better for women and girls

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“My practice is sexual and reproductive health, and my passion is empowerment,” said USF College of Public Health graduate Nanah Fofanah. Born in Sierra Leone and growing up in Virginia, Fofanah’s views of the world have been shaped by her upbringing, faith and experiences. From her experience living in Sierra Leone, as well as Ghana, where she […]