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Alumna Susan Webb blends anthropology and public health in a community garden

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Born and raised in Tampa, Fla., USF College of Public Health alumna Susan Webb has always been interested in helping her community. She began her education in the USF Department of Anthropology and earned her BA in 2009. While she was earning her undergraduate degree, she started taking public health classes and became interested in […]

Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi are recipients of the 2017 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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On April 5, the USF College of Public Health recognized two graduates who improve the public’s health and do it exceedingly well. This year’s recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award are Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi. The presentation was part of the college’s National Public Health Week Annual Awards Ceremony. “I feel […]

Alumna 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 […]

Alumna 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 […]