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Ms. Ashley Gallentine Presents at Meeting

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Ms. Ashley Gallenting, MPH/Anthropology Graduate Student, presented “Appplication of Innovations:  Development and Pre-Testing of Four Interactive Oral Health Case Studies” at the 2011 ADHA Annual Session in Nashville, TN.

USF Health Service Corps Information

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 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 Children’s Hospital Advocacy Center at Glazer Children’s Museum  on Sunday, June 26th:  https://picasaweb.google.com/112065141976787365445/GlazerchildrensmuseumSafetyEvent?authkey=Gv1sRgCOql7LbLhNORTQ#slideshow/5622705560554613858 COMING UP! Patriotic (post fourth of July!) Party at Riverfront Park – Saturday July 9th, 11 am -2 pm, see flyer at http://health.usf.edu/NR/rdonlyres/42B66D4A-8C0F-4D8A-9B41-490AFDA02F3A/0/flyerforjuly9thpicnic.pdf. Come join other […]

Student Natalia Vargas Attends Clinton Global Initiative University

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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 Resources and Services Administration. In addition, she is a Challenge Grant recipient and lead a research study in Ecuador. Natalia hopes to share her experiences and inspire other COPH students to benefit from similar opportunities.

Student Service Update

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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 in!  Wednesday, June 22nd, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Adventures into Safety!  Great chance to have fun while teaching kids about safety at the South County Family Support and Resource Center in  collaboration with Safe […]

COPH Student Selected for Florida Alliance Scholars Program

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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 to quality health care for Floridians. As a Florida Alliance Scholar, Dr. Stanziano will receive $1000 for research expenses.

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 […]

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 […]