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Public Health hosts Invisible Threat screening

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For a moment, imagine what it’s like to live in an under-vaccinated society. The movie Invisible Threat premiered in January and explores this very topic. Members of the USF and local community are invited to join the College of Public Health for a fascinating film on “the science of disease and the risks facing society.” […]

Student entrepreneurs pitch early-stage innovations to improve health care

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The Scholarly Concentration for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business encourages competitors to make the best ideas a reality Move over Shark Tank. Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs vying for prizes in the recent 2nd Annual USF Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition were so impressive that the judges had difficulty choosing a first-place winner. The March 19 […]

Upcoming Grants from Federal Agency Weekly

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National Institutes of Health April 4, 2014 Extramural Nexus March 2014 (newsletter) Latest NIAID Funding Newsletter NOT-AI-14-046: Request for Proposals (RFP) Announcement: Quantitative Viral Outgrowth Assay (QVOA) Service Resource, NIAID-DAIDS-NIHAI2013184 NOT-DC-14-002: Request for Proposals (RFP) Announcement: Quantitative Viral Outgrowth Assay (QVOA) Service Resource, NIAID-DAIDS-NIHAI2013184 NOT-DK-14-017: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for […]

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It’s National Public Health Week START HERE

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April 7-13 is National Public Health Week. Don’t know where to celebrate?  Well, look no farther than the USF College of Public Health. National Public Health Week is sponsored by the American Public Health Association.  Since 1995, the group declared the first week in April as “a time to recognize the contributions of public health […]

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Isabella Chan wins top anthropology student research award

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Isabella Chan is the recipient of the 2013 Peter K. New Student Research Award.  A doctoral student in the USF College of Public Health, Chan’s selection was based on her winning a student research competition sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA). The presentation took place at the 74th Annual Meeting for the Society […]

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Dads count at annual maternal and child health symposium

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The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization spring symposium is Friday, April 11 at the USF College of Public Health. “Dads Count too!” is the theme for the 5th annual event. Held in conjunction with National Public Health Week, this year’s symposium focuses on paternal involvement in maternal and child health, but also includes a […]

(l,r) Ryan Ortega, Michael Bair, and Robert Bair (not pictured) took 1st place honors at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition

Solar sterilization product earns Ryan Ortega 1st Place Honors

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On March 19, Ryan Ortega and his executive team swept the judges away at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition. The first place team consisted of Ortega, a USF College of Public Health student studying global communicable diseases, Michael Bair, a mechanical engineer in the medical device industry, and Robert Bair, an […]