Archive for the College of Public Health Category

Horns up for the Tampa Bay Lightning at USF Presenting Night [Video]

The Tampa Bay Lighting’s ThunderBug joined the University of South Florida mascot Rocky D. Bull Thursday, March 8, for the third annual USF Presenting Night.  Hundreds of students […]

USF System names new Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity

Haywood L. Brown, MD, joining USF from Duke University, will also have appointments at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health TAMPA, Fla. (March 5, 2018) – […]

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USF Health Research Day 2018 celebrates team science

Two new Research Day awards focus on scholarly work promoting research and practice across the health colleges This year’s USF Health Research Day hit another record number of […]

USF joins community partners to strengthen anti-human trafficking efforts

The workshop brought together USF students and researchers, community advocates and law enforcement to brainstorm about best ways to unite efforts For 16 years of her childhood Connie […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

USF Health’s cardiovascular team of faculty, researchers, doctors, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and public health professionals continue to develop top-quality research, education and state-of-the-art clinical care to make […]

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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

USF Health Research Day set for Feb. 23

USF Health Research Day 2018 is set for Friday, Feb. 23, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.   The annual event focuses on the high-impact scholarly work of students, […]

Dentists key to discussing risk of HPV-related cancers with their patients

Dental community needs more training to strengthen HPV prevention efforts, USF study concludes TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually […]

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Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

USF College of Public Health researcher leads newly published Florida study TAMPA, Fla. (Jan.  8, 2018) — The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a national […]

Public health research seeks to understand how natural disasters impact spread of Zika

USF researchers explore explosion of Zika after the 2016 Ecuadorean earthquake and what it tells us about emergency preparedness On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked […]