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30 years + alumni = inaugural awards ceremony

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Join the USF College of Public Health community as we celebrate 28 Bulls with significant impact in public health research, practice, and policy, as well as teaching, scholarship, and mentorship of public health professionals. It is a tribute to those who have most advanced public health domestically or internationally and you don’t want to miss […]

Jessica Castro checking vital signs at the clinic.

Spring break is a call to service for these COPH grad students

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The International Health Service Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of medical, pharmacy, physical therapy and public health students.  The USF on-campus organization orchestrates an annual spring break trip to Panama.  The spring 2015 contingent was made up of about 20 participants, including two faculty members. The group gathered at Tampa International Airport at 4 a.m. […]

Give Day Tampa Bay

One day. Every person. Our public health community.

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Join us in directly impacting the lives of public health students at USF “From translational research to an interdisciplinary approach to community engagement, students are the college’s greatest asset and inspiration,” said Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, dean of the USF College of Public Health. There’s a wave of Bull pride moving across the country […]

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Dr. Karen Liller aims to reduce in-home injuries

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Dr. Karen D. Liller and colleagues from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published “Preventing unintentional injuries in the home using the health impact pyramid.” The research appears in the journal of Health Education & Behavior.   Liller is a professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. […]

Curtis Devetter, who came back from conducting his doctoral research in Costa Rica, lead kids’ activities. Photo by Ellen Kent.

National Public Health Week is in full swing at USF

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April 6-12 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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Anniversary tour embraces Healthiest Nation 2030

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The #usfcophrocks tour is pairing with the American Public Health Association to celebrate National Public Health Week.  The official week is April 6-12, but the USF College of Public Health has two full weeks of celebratory events. The festivities includes numerous activities in support of the national theme, “Let’s make America the healthiest nation in […]

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COPH helped drive state’s bicycle helmet law

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Dr. Karen Liller has been a child and adolescent injury prevention researcher for a quarter of a century.  A professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health and a member of the Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Group, she worked with a Tampa General program called More Health in the […]