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Faculty Research

College of Public Health faculty are engaged in a wide array of public health research that directly impacts its local, state, national and international communities. Whether it is working on vaccine development, creating toolkits for public health professionals in local health departments, or working with underserved communities in Panama, the college’s interdisciplinary faculty touch the lives of people every day. Here is just a sampling of some of the research in which its faculty are involved.

Dr. Chighaf Bakour observes teen sl ..
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 assis [..]
Dr. Karen Liller scores with sports ..
USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Karen Liller, professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, collaborated with Dr. Bar [..]
FPRC’s push for increased colorec ..
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the USF College of Public Health is focusing on [..]
Public health leaders develop actio ..
USF Public Health Professor Karen Liller among the researchers presenting an unprecedented call to action in the American Journal of Public [..]
Birth certificates missing the mark ..
Birth certificates are not effectively capturing birth defects, according to a new study conducted by public health researchers. Their findi [..]
Dr. Russell Kirby: folic acid aware ..
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month; Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 8-14, 2017 Dr. Russell Kirby, USF distinguished profes [..]