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Get your groove back (virtually) with the COPH’s Dance Factory

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Back in January, before COVID-19 hit the United States, the USF College of Public Health hosted a talent show and benefit concert as part of its 35th anniversary celebration year. During the talent show, Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement and deputy director of the DrPH Program, […]

What’s it like working at a testing lab during a pandemic? Two USF public health students/lab scientists give an inside look

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Jeremy Corrigan, a molecular biologist, has managed the public health laboratory in Northern California’s rural Humboldt County since 2010.  Pre COVID-19, Corrigan—a USF College of Public Health DrPH candidate in the online public health and clinical laboratory science and practice program—and his small staff did your run-of-the-mill testing and tracking. […]

Students flip to virtual experiential learning

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USF College of Public Health students have continued to find ways to achieve their experiential growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students have shown perseverance and resilience in their shift to virtual experiential learning,” said Somer Burke, alumna and assistant director of experiential learning at the USF COPH. “Without any […]

DrPH student Michael Perry receives two APHL awards

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Each year the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) presents awards to those who, according to the group’s website, have made “outstanding achievements in laboratory science.” At a virtual ceremony held in June, Michael Perry, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) DrPH candidate in public health and clinical laboratory […]

As switch to online education increases, how can course quality be assured?

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In the wake of COVID-19, the demand for online education has never been greater. Whether by choice or circumstance, courses are increasingly being offered online. But who’s assessing their quality? Since 2018, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) has adopted the state’s mandate to use Quality Matters (QM) in […]