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Dr. Chighaf Bakour observes teen sleep duration and asthma

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Asthma impacted 10.2 percent of teenagers ages 15 to 19 in 2015, according to the CDC. USF College of Public Health alumna and current assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Chighaf Bakour, examined how sleep duration impacts asthma in Florida high school students and what impact obesity plays in the likelihood […]

Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe publishes book on infection control and prevention

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As the current infection control officer for Pasco County Fire Rescue, USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe has seen her fair share of occupational exposure cases. “It’s hard to convince people who are running into burning buildings that catching Hepatitis C is a risk, because the risk that’s right in their face […]

Alumna Tracey Perez-Koehlmoos’ global health impact

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With her three boys, ages five, three and one fast asleep in their beds, now USF College of Public Health alumna but then stay-at-home mom, Dr. Tracey Perez-Koehlmoos decided to make a phone call that would change her life. Perez-Koehlmoos, also a former Army officer, was living in Honolulu when her Army officer husband received […]

Alumna Katie Jones fights food insecurity with Feed-A-Bull

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Katie Jones, registered dietitian at USF’s Student Health Services and Center for Student Well-Being, was providing nutrition counseling for students when she noticed that some of her recommendations on how to maintain balanced eating habits were not feasible and too expensive for some students. Jones would often hear students say “Well I don’t know how […]