PhD student Stacey Griner addresses oral health literacy

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month “There is very little research about dental and oral health among college students and on university campuses,” Stacey Griner said. “So I decided to use my training in dental hygiene to learn more about the dental needs of students and identify areas that can be improved.” Griner, a registered […]

Alumna Sydney Hendersen breaks into the field of infection prevention

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“As a completely online MPH program student, I was proud of myself that I could accomplish it while working full-time,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Sydney Hendersen. Born and raised in Loveland, Colo., Hendersen attended Colorado State University and earned her BS in microbiology in 2009 and then a BS in clinical laboratory […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]

Mental health is public health

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 The University of South Florida College of Public Health embraces the concept that mental health is public health. To this end, the college offers certificate and full degree programs in support of behavioral health, as well as activities for students and the community. This year’s World Mental Health […]

Health Scholar program gives undergraduate students an edge

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Undergraduates students interested in the health professions may now apply for the USF College of Public Health’s Health Scholar program. The new program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean of undergraduate studies. Health […]

Our week. Our Homecoming. Our USF, Oct. 9-14

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Ahem … SuperBull XXI is here and this year’s offerings include something for everyone! The USF Health festivities commence on Monday, October 9 and keep going #BullStrong for a full seven days. MONDAY – October 9 Living WELL 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—Health Rotunda Kick off homecoming with free massages, DIY stress balls, a bath salt bar […]

State of the College Address aims for the future

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For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. While the COPH aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 22, Petersen began by speaking […]