College of Public Health News

Print Friendly
Hana Osman DLS

Anniversary tour pairs with the dean’s lecture series on end-of-life planning

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, EOH, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our People

The #usfcophrocks tour is headed to the Dean’s Lecture Series for a conversation with Dr. Hana Osman. She’s a social worker, expert in end-of-life planning and a graduate of the USF College of Public Health. Join us. This event is part of the USF College of Public Health’s yearlong 30th anniversary celebration. To learn more […]

Portrait of Florida Legislator Samuel P. Bell III. Circa 1978

Thanks, Sam [video]

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, EOH, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Online Programs, Public Health Practice, Take Note!

“Without Sam Bell there would be no COPH,” said Dr. Heather Stockwell, founding faculty member in epidemiology and biostatistics. “Before our college was formed, there were no schools of public health in Florida. It was through the vision and leadership of Sam Bell that our college was formed and its funding secured in its early […]

Cheryl Vamos, PhD,  MPH

Dr. Cheryl Vamos and partners examine health literacy

| CFH, Monday Letter, Our Research

In October, women’s health researcher Dr. Cheryl Vamos presented on behalf of her collaborative team’s research at the 2014 International Cancer Education Conference in Clearwater. The study examined assets and barriers that influence Hispanic migrant farmworkers’ health literacy skills and their ability to continue with the necessary follow-up care resulting from an abnormal Pap test […]

PH is for everyone

Exciting new resource for public health

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

Public Health is for Everyone is a new one-stop resource to increase the capacity of public health professionals to create programs that benefit entire communities, including people who have disabilities. Users can search and browse disability- and health-related resources by their interests and professional needs. Resource topics include nutrition, health care access, physical activity, emergency […]

Part of the USF Health-Panama Research Team presenting at APANAC. (Photo courtesy of Humberto López Castillo.)

USF Health Panama Program Showcased at National Conference

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Intl Programs, Monday Letter, Our World, Students

The USF Health-Panama Program and COPH alumni delivered eight posters and oral presentations at the 15th National Conference for the Advancement of Science. Presented by the Panamanian Society for the Advancement of Science, the conference was held at the City of Knowledge in Panama Oct. 15-18. The conference was inaugurated by the president of the […]

An empty seat was a rare sight at any point during the GIS workshop Oct. 28 in the COPH computer lab, where every chair was occupied at some point, most for the duration.

Students pack GIS workshop

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Students

A free GIS workshop Oct. 28 was an unqualified success. In fact, every available seat in the COPH computer lab was spoken for within four hours of the event’s announcement. The Global Health Student Association and Trinadh Domtamsetti, MPH student in global communicable diseases and 2014 GIS poster presentation award winner, organized the workshop, the […]

Doctoral students Miguel Reina Ortiz and Vinita Sharma

Ebola: from fever to fever and from victory to victory

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our People, Students

Article original submitted in Spanish to “Diario La Hora Esmeraldas” on Oct 22nd, 2014. Edited to be relevant for public in the US on Nov 4, 2014. The world is keenly observing the development of a new chapter in the epic drama of the battle between human being and microorganisms with astonishment. Microorganisms are responsible […]

Annette Strzelecki

Award-winning advisor Annette Strzelecki helps COPH undergrads define success

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our Accolades, Undergraduate

“A 4.0 GPA does not define a successful student,” said Annette Strzelecki (pronounced “Strez-leckie”), winner of the 2013-14 USF Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. “I would define successful students as ones who have gotten involved, explored their identity, taken on leadership rolls, found out what they are passionate about, done research, volunteered and had internships in […]

Dean Donna Petersen and public health students strike a bullish pose.

A season of kindness. A day to give. Dec. 2, 2014.

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, EOH, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Public Health Practice, Take Note!, Undergraduate

In observance of Giving Tuesday, the USF College of Public Health presents a 24-hour online giving campaign dedicated to student scholarships.  Supporters of the college can make online gifts from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Strategically placed after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, GivingTuesday coincides with the start of the […]