Posts Tagged Public Health

USF students help count Tampa homeless

A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers […]

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USF awarded $2.45-million by state for Zika virus research, vaccine development

The University of South Florida continues to make Zika a research focus. That’s evident through various research projects currently in the works. To bolster those efforts, the Florida Department of […]

COPH occupational medicine residents learn from dummies

When it comes to simulating a large scale crisis, USF College of Public Health students in the master of science in public health (MSPH) occupational medicine residency program […]

USF public health student joins national campaign focusing on intimate partner violence and HIV [multimedia]

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. Vickie Lynn, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student living with HIV, has joined a national campaign discussing intimate partner violence […]

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USF Health seeks support for the WELL Student Center on #GivingTuesday

Construction is underway for the new WELL Student Center, a one-stop student services location for all USF Health students. While student fees have covered 75 percent of construction […]

National Public Health Week at COPH [Multimedia]

This is another installment in a series of posts over the next couple of weeks highlighting some of many events the USF College of Public Health is hosting […]

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USF Health Nursing and Public Health graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

Both showed increases in the latest U.S. News ranking of America’s graduate schools Tampa, FL (March 13, 2015) — Graduate programs at the University of South Florida’s College […]

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An idea whose time had come: Florida’s first College of Public Health

“USF was chosen as the place for Florida’s College of Public Health,” Dr. Peter Levin wrote in 1984, “because of the broad base of knowledge found in the […]

USF Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign for teens

Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, 2014) —  U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious […]