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MCHSO spring symposium focuses on children and youth with special needs

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 6. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and learning opportunities related to the well-being of women and children. It is […]

Large birth weight and increased risk of stillbirth

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Public health researchers have found that a large fetal birth weight is a significant risk factor for stillbirth. USF College of Public Health alumnae Drs. Lindsey King, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, and Korede Yusuf, assistant professor […]

COPH holds (virtual!) National Public Health Week Annual Awards Ceremony

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Twenty-five years ago, the American Public Health Association sponsored its first National Public Health Week to honor those working tirelessly (and often behind the scenes) to improve the public’s health. The USF College of Public Health followed suit, recognizing their own hardworking students, faculty, alumni, staff and other professionals in […]

Coverdell Fellow Brian Richardson shares how the Peace Corps changed him

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For returned Peace Corps volunteer and current USF College of Public Health graduate student Brian Richardson, the passion for helping others began at home. He served for three years, first in Mali as a water safety and hygiene volunteer and later in Gambia as a health extension volunteer. “My dad […]

Two MHA students awarded AUPHA Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

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Two USF College of Public Health graduate students were awarded the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster G. McGaw Scholarship. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. Scholarship funds are awarded each year to all AUPHA full accredited […]