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I’m Too Good for Drugs Walk & Kidfest – 10/1/11

| Monday Letter, Students

Saturday, October 1st , 8 am – 12 noon.   “I’m Too Good for Drugs Walk & Kidfest” at MOSI. We will have our own USF Health/USF volunteer team, and there will be a number of ways for students to volunteer.  If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please contact Jennifer Marshall, with Maternal and Child Health Student Association, MCHSO at jmarshal@health.usf.edu. Ms. Marshall is also heading up volunteer registration for this event, so by contacting Jennifer and stating that you are a USF Health student, Ms. Marshall can place you with other […]

Fall Fitness & Safety Fest at The Spring Rescheduled

| Monday Letter, Students

Rescheduled from last week due to rain!  Thursday, September  29th, 5:45 pm- 7:30 pm.  Fall Fitness & Safety Fest at the Spring !  (See also  http://www.thespring.org/). USF Health students can lead kids in a variety of fun and   safe   fitness  and  crafts  activities   and a safety scavenger hunt!  The Spring will provide  the refreshments, and we will provide the  activities for the kids!  Please sign  up  with Tina  Fiorelli, tfiorell@health.usf.edu with the Association of Medical Science Graduate Students (AMSGS).

COPH Students Volunteer at Walkathon

| Monday Letter, Students

This past Friday, September 23rd, a number of our COPH undergrad and graduate students volunteered with medical and nursing students at the Sulphur Springs family walkathon/health expo. Check out the photos at:  https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/Sulphurspringssept2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCLqL3a_5mfzQdw#slideshow/5655767429708411874. COPH students are encouraged to check out the website of Service Corps opportunities at  the website at http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/hscevents.htm and calendar at http://my.calendars.net/servicecorps.

Air Force Public Health Officer Info Session Canceled

| Monday Letter, Students

Due to a change in recruiting priorities for this year, the Air Force Public Health Officer Info Session scheduled for September 27 at 3:30pm in the COPH has been cancelled.  It will be offered in the spring with a focus on recruitment for ’12-’13.  However, if you are graduating in ’11-’12 and are interested in learning more, contact Natalie D. Preston-Washington, Manager of Career Development and Field Placement, directly and she will forward your contact information to the recruiter.

Student Service Opportunities, September 22nd & 23rd and Student Research Information

| Monday Letter, Students

COPH students are encouraged to check out the website of Service Corps opportunities at the website at http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/hscevents.htm and calendar at:  http://my.calendars.net/servicecorps.  In fact, here are two great opportunities this week: Thursday, September 22nd, 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm.  Fall Fitness & Safety Fest at the Spring.  (See also http://www.thespring.org/). USF Health students can lead kids in a variety of fun and safe fitness and crafts activities and a safety scavenger hunt!  The Spring will provide the refreshments, and we will provide the activities for the kids!  Please sign up with Tina Fiorelli, tfiorell@health.usf.edu with the Association of Medical Science Graduate Students (AMSGS) Friday, September 23rd, 4:00 pm – 7:00 […]

COPH Students Receives Graduate Student Travel Award

| Monday Letter, Students

Pamela Guevara (PhD Student, CFH), applied for the Graduate Student Travel Award by the Research, Training and Education Core of the Center for Equal Health in the summer of 2011.  She was recently notified that she was selected to receive the award.  She will use the funds to attend the American Public Health Associations 139th Anuual Meeting and Exposition in October/November of 2011.  She was also selected to present a poster at the conference. Congratulations Pamela!

Successful USF Health Service Corp Picnic Held on Saturday

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This past Saturday, we held a successful Service Corps picnic for kids with Farmworkers Self Help at USF Riverfront Park, with a wonderful interdisciplinary group of graduate undergraduate COPH student volunteers and medical students. Here is the Picasa photo album:  https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/Farmworkersselfhelpfall2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCMCww6Tm24mRywE#slideshow/5650882174488681906. Special thanks to our recent graduate Bernice Lopez for sharing her excellent nutrition game! COPH students are encouraged to check out the website of Service Corps opportunities at the website at http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/hscevents.htm and calendar at:  http://my.calendars.net/servicecorps. In fact, here is the next neat opportunity:  Sunday, September 18th, 10 am to 2 pm. Health Fair at the Mount Calvary S.D.A. Church in Tampa.  Non clinical activities:  COPH students can help with fitness and safety activities for kids, please sign up with Dana Ketcher, dketcher@health.usf.edu with Global Health Student Association (6-8 […]