As more students struggle with mental health issues, one COPH professor is recognized for work in the field

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Dr. Rita DeBate, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) professor, strives to make students more aware of the importance of mental health. She recently won the Weiss Writing Prize for a mental health intervention she organized on the USF campus. The Weiss Writing Prize is an honor awarded to the author of a publication focused […]

USF #3 among grad schools producing Peace Corps Volunteers

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Since the Peace Corps was founded in 1961, over 500 USF alumni have served in the organization—and many have come from the USF College of Public Health (COPH). Currently, 16 USF alumni from a variety of programs across the USF system are volunteering for the Peace Corps in countries around the world. This is the […]

Dr. Jaime Corvin receives 2019 ASPPH Teaching Excellence Award

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Recognized as a “consummate educator, coach and champion” by Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), Dr. Jaime Corvin was recently honored with the Teaching Excellence Award presented by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). Each year, one faculty member who teaches full time in an ASPPH-member […]

Perinatal health care champions learn and network at FPQC’s 2019 eighth annual conference

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More than 200 perinatal health care workers and advocates joined the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) for the eighth annual conference April 4-5 in Tampa, Fla. The FPQC, based at the USF College of Public Health’s Chiles Center, aims to advance perinatal health care quality and patient safety for all of Florida’s mothers and infants.  […]

USF College of Public Health’s Occupational Exposure Science program makes top 10 ranking

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The USF College of Public Health’s occupational exposure science program has been ranked 8th in the top 20 best industrial hygiene degrees in public health for 2019 by MPH Online. MPH Online is an independent online resource for public health students offering information and guidance regarding public health degrees. They weighted programs based on alumni salary, […]

Doctoral student Whitney Fung earns prestigious Golden Bull Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Whitney Fung was one of 15 students presented with the 2019 Golden Bull Award at the annual Celebration of Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 16. The Golden Bull Award is one of USF’s highest honors given annually to undergraduate and graduate students who encompass the spirit of USF […]