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| 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 & students. Like to bake? Like to eat new foods from other cultures?  Then here is an incredibly cool new service project that we are offering! We will be baking “challah” a special braided bread with the seniors at […]

Student Service Update

| Monday Letter, Students

Special thanks to Lyra Abad, Mathieu Poirier and Nathalie Fish who enthusiastically described their recent international service trip to the Dominican Republic with Sligh MS students on Friday, as pictured below. In addition, special thanks to our other COPH students who have taught at local schools this spring as USF […]

Heather Blunt Featured in Member Spotlight

| Monday Letter, Students

Heather Blunt, PhD Candidate in the Department of Community and Family Health, is featured in the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) member spotlight.  You can read the complete article here:  http://www.sexscience.org/PDFs/SSSS%20NEWSLETTER%2052%201%20sm%20(2)%20spring%202011.pdf.

Student Service Projects for Summer Semester

| Monday Letter, Students

COPH Students are encouraged to  check out the brand new listing of the  Summer Semester USF Health Service Corps events & projects at the web site at http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/hscevents.htm and calendar at http://my.calendars.net/servicecorps.  In fact, our first service event for the summer is Monday, June 6, 2011, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm ! Musical Dessert Party at Hope Lodge Start the week with a Musical Dessert Party at Hope Lodge (Guitars and Goodies). Information for USF Health student volunteers:  Please sign up with Raphael Monta with Interdisciplinary Oncology Interest Group (IOIG) at rmonta@health.usf.edu and specify what dessert item you can bring: ice cream or […]

COPH Student Receives Summer Internship

| Monday Letter, Students

Rachel Kirkpatrick, CPH, received a summer internship with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  She is assigned to the Division of Mental Hygiene/Bureau of Mental Health where she will work primarily with the Data and Special Projects Coordinator of the Bureau of Mental Health assisting in analysis activities for several projects around quality improvement, indicator development, data analysis and presentation for the Medicaid funded Assertive Community Treatment Programs and Mental Health Case Management Programs. Rachel is studying Maternal and Child Health in the COPH

COPH Undergrad Students Participate in Community Event

| Monday Letter, Students

A number of our undergraduate COPH students contributed to a great community event this past weekend  at San José mission in Dover, along with students from the USF College of Medicine and USF Department of Communications.  COPH students helped to paint the clinic and engaged the children  in a wide variety of fun fitness activities! Below are some selected photos. All photos from the event can be viewed at:  https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/2011_05_22?authkey=Gv1sRgCN6O_rC8s9vPOw#slideshow/5609721428630414178.       

COPH Student Jordan Markel Mentioned in Article

| Monday Letter, Students

COPH Student Jordan Markel (MPH, Global Health), who recently presented his work at Cleveland Clinic’s 4th Annual Aspiring Physicians and Research Scientists Conference (APRSC), was the subject of an article on the USF Health news page.  You can read the entire article here:  http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/health/now/?p=18819.  Congratulations to Jordan on this prestigious award!  

Student Podcasts Available for Viewing

| Monday Letter, Students

Congratulations to all COPH Students who received SHARP awards for the Spring Semester!  The student recipients are Ren Chen, Emily Koby, Biran Vesely, Natalie Klinkenberger, Naheed Ahmed, Isabella Chan, Aimee Eden and Erica Anstey.  Feel free to view each students’ podcast at – http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/officeresearch/student-research-1.htm.