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AIBS Analysis of Scientific Peer Review Offers Insights into Research Productivity

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  AIBS Analysis of Scientific Peer Review Offers Insights into Research Productivity Ultimate citation impact correlates with peer review scores but not award amount For release: September 3, 2014 Contact: Dr. Robert Gropp, 202-628-1500 x 250, rgropp@aibs.org RESTON, VA – In a paper published today in the journal PLOS One, investigators with the American Institute […]

Five graduate students awarded MCH scholarships

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The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program has announced its 2014-15 scholarship recipients.  They include: Jessica Gipson, MPH student Amelia Phillips, MPH student Laketa Entzminger, MPH student Ariana Bentz, MPH student Mahmooda Pasha, doctoral student Through the traineeship, each student receives a stipend, a tuition waiver, and a specialized curriculum involving intensive mentoring and […]

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Trio of COPH professors speak at global health symposium

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Professors Wil Milhous, John Adams and Dennis Kyle represented the USF College of Public Health and its Department of Global Health at the fourth Molecular Parasitology and Global Health Symposium in Panama City, Panama, July 30 – Aug. 1. The symposium celebrated “One Hundred Years of the Panama Canal and Its Impact on Global Health […]

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Sharing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

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A $2 million grant is supporting a multidisciplinary collaboration with Université d’ Etat d ’Haiti researching ways to mitigate the disease among Haitian adolescents.   With HIV/AIDS as its target, a five-year project between USF and the Université d’ Etat d ’Haiti (UEH) has gotten off to an auspicious start between an orientation meeting during […]

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Dr. Dennis Kyle receives NIH award to understand extreme drug resistance in malaria

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Dr. Dennis Kyle, distinguished university health professor in the College of Public Health, Department of Global Health, has received an NIH grant for $390,911 to investigate the mechanisms of extreme resistance to antimalarial drugs. The grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is for a two-year program of research entitled “Extreme Resistance […]

Rita DeBate, PhD, MPH

New Associate Dean Rita DeBate ready to build her wings

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Dr. Rita DeBate, newly appointed associate dean of USF’s College of Public Health, completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the State University of New York at Geneseo intent on tackling eating disorders. Beginning her graduate studies in clinical psychology, she had a revelation:  She wanted to work in prevention, not treatment, but didn’t know […]

Ismael Hoare, PhD

Dr. Ismael Hoare leads health policy development effort in Grenada

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Dr. Ismael Hoare, associate professor in the College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health, was invited by PAHO’s Office of Caribbean Program Coordination and the Ministry of Health in Grenada to develop a National Human Resources for Health Policy document for Grenada. In support of this project, Hoare conducted two national consultation meetings in […]

Cheryl Vamos, PhD,  MPH

Dr. Cheryl Vamos and colleagues report on a preventive child oral health intervention among dental providers

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Public Health researcher Dr. Cheryl Vamos and colleagues report on the impact of the Baby Oral Health Program (bOHP), an intervention intiative, on dental providers’ knowledge, values, confidence and practice behaviors regarding preventive oral health care to young children (<3 years). The study also assessed the feasibility and satisfaction of the bOHP among dental providers […]

Jennifer Marshall, PhD,  MPH

Dr. Jennifer Marshall reports on if young children get the services they need

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USF College of Public Health researcher Dr. Jennifer Marshall and colleague published “Following Up on Community-Based Developmental Screening: Do Young Children Get the Services They Need?”  The paper is in the October/December issue of Infants & Young Children. Marshall is a research assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health. She conducts mixed […]