USF Health Service Corps Information

| Monday Letter, Students

 Once again, a number of our enthusiastic COPH undergraduate and graduate students contributed to our USF Health Service Corps events this past week!  First, here is a Picasa album of our COPH student volunteers participating in the “Adventures into Safety” event with Safe Kids Tampa/St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Advocacy on Thursday June 23rd:  https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/TownAndcountryFSRCadventuresintoSafety?authkey=Gv1sRgCKfl2–8pbqSTA#slideshow/5621604237616198578, and second, here is the photo album of our COPH student volunteers contributing to the Summer Safety Fair with Safe Kids Tampa/St. Joseph’s […]

Student Natalia Vargas Attends Clinton Global Initiative University

| Monday Letter, Students

Natalia Vargas recently received funding to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University in San Diego, CA where she had the opportunity to meet ex-President Clinton, and speak with several other people in the field of public health interested in bringing social change. She also received a fellowship position with the Department of Health and Human Services, Health […]

Student Service Update

| Monday Letter, Students

Did you know?  Last week, a number of our COPH graduate and undergraduate students did a fantastic job volunteering at two community health events –   the Adventures into Safety event at North Tampa Family Support and Resource Center on June 16th (see photo album at https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/NTampaFSRCadventuresintointosafety?authkey=Gv1sRgCMHv3LPnsbiZiwE#slideshow/5619020037685529170) and World Refugee Day at Jefferson High School on June 18th.  Moreover, this coming week, we have four fantastic service learning events that COPH students are invited to participate […]

Need-based Scholarships Available for Students to Attend APHA Annual Meeting

| Monday Letter, Students

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has announced the availability of need-based scholarships, sponsored by External Medical Affairs, Pfizer Inc., for student members to attend the organization’s annual meeting. Twelve students will be granted registration and up to a $500 stipend to use towards food, lodging and transportation. An additional four students will be given […]

COPH Student Selected for Florida Alliance Scholars Program

| Monday Letter, Students

Damian Stanziano (PHP) is one of ten students selected for the 2011 Florida Alliance Scholars Program. The program is sponsored by the Florida Alliance for Health Professions Diversity (FAHPD), a new organization which has as its mission to increase the diversity of health professionals and researchers, reduce racial and ethnic health disparities, and promote access […]

COPH Student Secures Summer Internship

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Kate M. Roders (GH) secured a summer internship with the Global Health Fellows Program in Washington, DC.  She is assigned to the Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Reporting (SPER) Division in the Bureau for Global Health’s Office of HIV/AIDS.  The office of HIV/AIDS is the focus of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for USAID and has primary responsibility […]

COPH UG Student Receives UK Fullbright

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Ila Jones successfully competed for a UK Fulbright Fellowship to study at the Wales Summer Institute, one of only eight in that program. She will visit three universities and various historical sites.  Jones, a sophomore in the College of Public Health, valued the help she received in her successful bid for the highly competitive UK Fulbright […]

Did you know?

| Monday Letter, Students

A number of our undergraduate COPH students volunteered at the Safe Kids health education portion of the multicultural health fair Saturday at University Area Community Center! Here’s the link to the Picasa web album with the photos of USF health students helping out our community members: https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/Multiculturalhealthfestival?authkey=Gv1sRgCNnk-qOZ2eHz0AE#slideshow/5617144243299836354 Here are some other great USF Health Service Corps events for this week that still have openings for additional volunteers: Wednesday evening, June 15th, 6:30-8:30 pm.  Baking bread with seniors & […]