Archive for the International Health Category

Experts share latest on Ebola at conference hosted by USF Pharmacy

Health professionals from around Tampa Bay heard up-to-date information from USF Health experts on the Ebola epidemic — gaining perspectives from epidemiology, public health, frontline patient care, and […]

USF Health ally receives global leadership award at summer commencement

The University of South Florida presented Dr. Jorge Motta with the President’s Global Leadership Award at summer commencement Aug. 9. The award recognizes “exemplary accomplishments in international leadership […]

Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

By David Brothers Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a […]

IHSC members foster partnership between USF Health and Panama over spring break

Students and professionals from the USF International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) embarked on a service-learning trip March 24 to the rural mountain town of Chicá, Panama, located about […]

Project World Health recognized for 15 years of service to people of Jarabacoa

Project World Health  recently returned from its 15th annual medical mission trip to Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic, where USF Health medical student, faculty and community volunteers were recognized for […]

Scholarship established to recognize education leader Dr. John Sinnott

Devoting time to the needs of the community is at the heart of a new scholarship for USF medical students. Called the Dr. John Sinnott Merit Scholarship in […]

USF global health researcher awarded Gates Foundation grant to tackle neglected parasitic diseases

Distinguished USF Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, was among the investigators to receive the latest Grand Challenges Explorations awards announced by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Unnasch […]

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Thank You, Public Health [VIDEO]

In honor of Public Health Thank You Day, the  USF College of Public Health joins Research!America and leading U.S. organizations to recognize professionals who work 24/7 to protect […]

Do you know what it means to be hungry?

It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the […]

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Bridging academic medicine and managed care, with help from Magic Johnson, bolsters care to central Florida HIV/AIDS patients

A new partnership between academic medicine and managed care will help patients with HIV/AIDS across central Florida gain better access to more coordinated and quality care. The USF Health Morsani College […]