HPM Student to Begin PHD Program

| Monday Letter, Students

Shakia Simmons, who will complete the MPH in Public Health Administration in Summer 2011, will begin the Ph.D. program in Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.  To support her studies, she has accepted a National Research Service Award (NRSA) research fellowship with UNC’s Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Program, which […]

Research by Dr. Elizabeth Pathak and COPH Graduate Students Published

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Research conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Pathak (Epidemiology) and four graduate students on systems of care for heart attack patients will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine, the top-ranked journal on emergency medical services. The journal will also publish an editorial on the article. The students were Meg Comins (Health Policy […]

Students Publish Article

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Jason L. Salemi and Jean Paul Tanner (EPB doctoral candidates), Dr. Russell Kirby (CFH) and colleagues recently published a paper.  The citation is listed below: Jason L. Salemi, Jean Paul Tanner, Suzanne Block, Marie Bailey, Jane A. Correia, Sharon M. Watkins, Russell S. Kirby. The Relative Contribution of Data Sources to a Birth Defects Registry […]

CFH Department Hosts Domestic Field Experience Debriefing

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  Pictured: seated (l,r) Sara Kennedy, Alyssa Mayer, Kirsten Schmeling; standing (lr) Sheena Jean, Billy Epstein, Anita Brown, Mia Burney, Tanisha Clarke-Dobney, Ashley Singleton and Tiffany Phan. On, Thursday, April 21, the department of CFH hosted a domestic debriefing for spring FE students. Ten students presented posters to department faculty and prospective FE students. The […]

Two COPH/Honors College Students Selected to Present Theses

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Two Honors Thesis Students who are being mentored by COPH faculty have been selected to present their theses. The schedule follows: Thesis Day Presentation Schedule: Date: April 29, 2011 Host: Dr. Georg Kleine: The COPH students are: Christopher Van Etten; Does Advanced Versus Basic Life Support Result in Reduced Mortality? A review of the literature […]

Students Attend Training Program

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  Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program Trainees Melissa Mercado-Crespo, Jordana Frost, and Natalie Hernandez attended “Making Lifelong Connections: Leadership, Networking and Career Development for MCHB Trainees” held by the University of Florida (UF) Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC) in Orlando on April 14-15, 2011. Gwendolyn Adam, MCHB Training Branch Chief, provided the Keynote Presentation. […]

International Health Service Collaborative to Travel to Panama

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     The International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC), an inter-professional student organization from the University of South Florida is traveling this summer to promote Sustainable Health projects in the community of Villas del Carmen in the Coclé province, Panama.      This unique organization will travel with 26 students from the colleges of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, […]