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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, […]

COPH celebrates (virtually) 263 graduates

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“This group of students have persevered under unprecedented circumstances. Their last semesters were flipped upside down and they have remained in remote mode since mid-March. Many of these graduates were working and continue to do so on the frontlines of COVID-19 response or behind the scenes ensuring that every other […]

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. […]

New semester brings new changes for students

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A new herd of Bulls is entering the USF College of Public Health on Monday, Aug. 24. After the spring 2020 semester went fully online due to COVID-19, USF is now reopening to students, faculty and staff, with safety precautions and measures in place, of course. To prepare for the fall semester […]

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 […]