This past week, a number of our USF COPH students (and staff too) participated in Service Corps events targeted towards kids! First, on Thursday evening, we had a blast volunteering with other USF Health students at the Shriner’s Camp Care A Lot Carnival at Rotary Camp Florida in Brandon, as shown in this photo album: https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/Campcarealot2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCI–_LCqlaeMywE#slideshow/5634604548529635986 Then, on both Saturday and Sunday, we contributed to the bike and pedestrian safety area, that […]
DEADLINE August 1st! COPH faculty staff and students are encouraged to participate in the annual tools for schools drive. We have boxes conveniently located in COPH lobby and Chiles center lobby. How Can I Help? You can help by donating the following NEW school supplies, please: The children have the greatest need for WIDE RULE NOTEBOOK PAPER & POCKET FOLDERS. They also need: PENCILS […]
Patrick Vander Kelen, a PhD (student in Dr. Tom Unnasch’s laboratory) was awarded the Kelly Labell Travel Award by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. This award in the amount of $2000 will pay Patrick’s travel expenses to go to the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and […]
Thanks to our COPH and other USF Health student volunteers, a number of high school students have learned about public health and environmental health in the past two weeks. On July 11 and 18, the following USF COPH students/alumni contributed to the panel discussions for high school students participating in the Summer GAP program: Cesar Marin (undergrad public health student) Dr. Erlande Omisca (alumna); Belinda-Rose James; and Dorothy Zeviar. See photos at https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/GAPprogram2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCJiw093Bzvbefw#slideshow/5632357667477988482 Moreover, on July 21st, the BEST […]
Matthew S. Tucker (PhD; Global Health) was selected as a recipient of the 2010-2011 USF Outstanding Thesis/Dissertation Award! Matt’s dissertation research entitled “Phenotypic and Genotypic Analysis of In Vitro Selected Artemisinin Resistant Plasmodium falciparum” was conducted in Prof. Dennis Kyle’s Lab. Following his graduation in December 2010 Matt served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at […]
IHSC’s mission trip to Panama is featured in the City of Knowledge (CoK) webpage See first link below). You can also find more information about IHSC’s activities on their facebook page (link is listed below). CoK webpage http://www.ciudaddelsaber.org/sala-prensa/noticia/usf-en-la-comunidad-de-villas-del-carmen-de-cocle/519 CoK facebook link http://www.facebook.com/ciudaddelsaber
Thursday, July 28th, 5:30- 8 pm – Shriner’s Camp Care A Lot Carnival at Rotary Camp Florida in Brandon. USF Health students can sign up with Raymond Decuba at firstname.lastname@example.org with International Health Service collaborative (IHSC). Saturday July 30th (9:30 am to 4pm) and Sunday July 31st (11:30 am to 4pm) – All About Kids Back to School Bash at […]
Christine McGuire-Wolfe (a PHP doctoral student) recently gave birth to Jack Dennis Fortunatus McGuire was born 07-07-11 weighing 9 pounds, 9 ounces. Christine , her husband Joe, and big brother Daniel welcomed the new member into their family. Congrautlations!