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  • Diplomado en Investigación Clínica – 100% En línea

    October 19, 2013


    Executive MPH program travel to Panama

    June 5, 2013

    The Execute MPH program from the University of South Florida travel to international sites for an immersive learning experience in international health systems.  Last year, the group traveled to Panama where the USF Health – Panama Program developed a tailored experience with primary health centers visits, private hospitals, cancer treatment centers and local NGOs. The Executive MPH [...]


    3rd Writing for Publication Workshop

    May 19, 2013

    For more information, please email


    USF Health-Panama Represented At USF Health Research Day

    March 20, 2013

    Arturo Rebollón, MD MPH CPH, project coordinator for USF Health in Panama and an epidemiology alumnus of the USF College of Public Health, represented the Panamanian team at USF Health Research Day.  He presented a poster titled Participatory Processes to Develop Innovative Tailored Health Educational Material for the Ngabe-Buglé Indigenous Communities in Panama. Researchers and students approached [...]


    USF Health in Panama. Donation to Food Shelter

    December 5, 2012

    USF Health Program in Panama collected clothes, shoes, bungys and dry food for a small food shelter in Algarrobo.   Algarrobo is a remote community in the largest indigenous reservation in Panama.  It serves over 500 kids every week. Thanks to everyone who made this donation possible.

    Dr. Arlene Calvo presents poster

    Dr. Arlene Calvo presents poster in international conference

    November 19, 2012

    Arlene Calvo, PhD, a research assistant professor in the University of South Florida College of Public Health, presented a poster at the 14th National Conference of Science and Technology. Organized by the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC), the conference was held October 17-20 in Panama at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. Dr. Calvo [...]

    Arturo Rebollón presents a poster

    Dr. Arturo Rebollón presents at international conference

    November 19, 2012

    Arturo Rebollon, MD, MPH, CPH, presented a poster titled “CÁNCER DE PRÓSTATA: EVALUACIÓN DE LA CALIDAD DE LA DATA DEL REGISTRO NACIONAL DE CANCER EN LA PROVINCIA DE PANAMÁ, PANAMÁ” at the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science 2012 (APANAC2012). The conference was held October 17-20, 2012 in Panama. Dr. Rebollon is the projects coordinator for [...]


    Medical Students involved in community-based health education project

    November 18, 2012

      Medical Students involved in community-based health education project with USF Health International Panama in Remote Region of Comarca Ngabe Bugle. While the main campus of USF Health sits among the urban jungle that is North Tampa, the USF Health International Foundation Panama has a different surrounding. Overlooking the final set of Pacific-sided gates to the [...]

    Women's Health is Human Rights

    Women’s Health Course

    August 15, 2012

    This summer, the inaugural course on International Perspectives on Women`s Health took place in Panama. The course consisted on a three-day concentrated seminar at the USF Tampa campus, a month-long on-line exchange and a nine-day learning field experience in Panama City. The course was represented by eight students with a variety of backgrounds including, nursing, medicine, [...]

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