Student service opportunities and research information for the week of July 29th
The USF Health Service Corpsoffers interdisciplinary, community-based service projects for undergraduate and graduate students in USF Health. Students can click on the new Summer 2013 Service Corps Opportunities website for the most up to date, comprehensive listing of events and projects, which are arranged by categories. In addition, students can also click on the Service Corps Calendar to view upcoming events in chronological order. Students are welcome to contact the Service Corps Coordinator, Ellen Kent, for individualized assistance.
Upcoming Service Events:
Tuesday, August 6th – 1:30-6:00 pm Fit Kids Playground Playin’ in the Park. This free event is held every first Tuesday of the month from March – August at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. There will be a number of fun educational & fitness activities provided for children and their parents, one of which is the ‘Safety Stop’ led by St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital (SJCH) Advocacy Center. USF Health students can assist SJCH staff by educating parents about injury prevention and safety items that they can purchase at the Safety Stop, and also engaging children in interactive safety games. Up to 4 students per session can sign up with Ellen Kent .
Monday, August 5th, 12:30-3:00 pm and Tuesday, August 6th – 9:30 am-12:00 pm. Hands-on teaching activities related to anatomy of the brain at the BEST program site in Palm River. Up to 4 USF Health students can sign up for either session with Ellen Kent
Wednesday, August 7th, and Thursday, August 8th – 12:30-3:00 pm each day. Hands-on teaching activities related to public health, infectious diseases, and epidemiology at the BEST program site in Palm River. Up to 4 USF Health students can sign up for either session with Monica Lazaro, COPH student, Infectious Disease Association (IDA).
Saturday, August 10th – 8:30 am-12:30 pm and 12:00-4:00 pm Summer Safety Fair at Glazer Children’s Museum. A great chance to have fun while teaching kids about safety at Glazer Children’s Museum in collaboration with St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Advocacy Center. Up to 3 students can sign up for the morning shift (8:30 am -12:30 pm) with Molly Gonzalez, Maternal and Child Health Student Association (MCHSO) and up to 3 students can sign up for the afternoon shift (12-4 pm) with Monique Blake, Pre Conception Peer Educators (PPE)
Students are encouraged to visit the main COPH student funding opportunities website by clicking here. For individualized assistance, feel free to contact Ellen Kent, MPH, CPH, Coordinator, COPH Student Research Grants