USF COPH Students Attend ACHE Congress

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   A group of nine students from the HPM program attended the annual ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago, IL from March 21-24.  Pictured:  Tim Jackson, Jesse Dang, Greg Levy, Jessica Bohn, Marci Dolan, Kavita Patel, Brian Kirk, Michelle Barkoviak, and Dorian Vonada.  This year’s theme was ‘Forward Together’ and they got the chance to meet […]

USF COPH Students Attend American Public Health Association Student Assembly

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  The American Public Health Association Student Assembly (APHA-SA) Board recently gathered in Washington, DC (March 25-27, 2011), to develop its strategic plan for the next three years. COPH students Elizabeth Baker, a doctoral student in the Department of Community and Family Health, and Brittany Marshall, an MPH student in the Department of Global Health, were in attendance […]

Student Mentee Opportunity Available

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The Florida Public Health Training Center (FPHTC) is now recruiting students for a pilot Mentor Program in association with the Florida Department of Health. This specialized Mentoring program is designed to foster leadership development, expand student knowledge, skills, and abilities, and broaden understanding of the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and its missions and programs. […]

Undergraduate Public Health Students on Tour

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June Lake and Deidre Orriola led twelve enthusiastic students from the College of Public Health around the Tampa Bay area in a newly developed coursed titled “Public Health Live on Tour”.  This course provided the students the opportunity to visit and learn about various community agencies in the Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.   Over the course […]

Global Health Student Receives Grant

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Christine McGuire-Wolfe (Global Health Doctoral Candidate) was recently awarded and EMS Research Grant from the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) in cooperation with the Prehospital Care Research Forum.  The grant will fund survey research among multiple fire departments within Florida to investigate practices, beliefs, and knowledge of EMS providers and firefighters regarding hand hygiene.  […]

COPH Students Make the News

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COPH doctoral student Erica Anstey and MPH students Jordana Frost and Aimee Eden have been representing USF on the Hillsborough County Breastfeeding Task Force since its inception last summer.  The efforts of the Task Force recently made the news.  See the article at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41947017/ns/local_news-tampa_fl/from/toolbar