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Dr. Joe Bohn honored with 2021 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 7, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement […]

Light pollution drives increased risk of West Nile virus

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Florida has experienced a relatively mild winter, which typically translates to more mosquitoes in the summer and more birds on which they can feast. If history repeats itself, it’s likely there will be an uptick in West Nile virus cases this year, especially in the outer fringes of the suburbs […]

Pandemic spreads surge of interest in public health programs

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Another thing also spreading during the pandemic is an interest in public health. The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has seen a record increase in student applications to many of its degree programs.   And, interest in public health programs is also being experienced nationally, according to David Hogeboom, […]

Dr. Stacy Grundy works to improve health equity, remember Black history

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Dr. Stacy Grundy, who received her DrPH in 2020 from the USF College of Public Health (COPH), got her first introduction to public health as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she majored in human nutrition.  “My entire worldview changed that day.” During her sophomore year, […]