FUSE program guides transfer students to USF

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The USF College of Public Health has joined a university-wide effort to assist prospective community college and state college students as they transition to USF. USF’s FUSE program promotes degree completion for students transferring from local colleges to the USF System. Students admitted to FUSE are guaranteed admission to USF if they earn their associates […]

Candace Webb honored with 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award

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Each year the USF College of Public Health joins the country in celebrating National Public Health Week, held this year April 2-8. One of the highlights of the USF COPH observance is the presentation of the COPH Outstanding Alumni Awards, given to alumni who demonstrate—as judged by their former professors and current colleagues—exceptional dedication and […]

Genetic counseling student Lindsey Victoria receives research grant

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Being a graduate student in the USF College of Public Health’s genetic counseling program has allowed Lindsey Victoria to experience a lot of firsts. Not only is she part of the first cohort of students in the COPH’s genetic counseling program, but now she’s also been awarded her first ever research grant from the National […]

Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

Candice Whitely helps women sew their futures

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Candice Whitely became increasingly aware of the discipline of public health while working with Doctors without Borders in South Sudan as a nurse practitioner. “We were treating a malaria epidemic and I learned first-hand the importance of disease monitoring and surveillance, as it is the trigger point for […]

Two COPH staff earn Quiet Quality Awards

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USF College of Public Health staff members, Patricia Roque and Katherine Cunningham, were recipients of the 2018 Quiet Quality Awards. Quiet Quality Awards are for USF staff who excel in their work roles while also demonstrating professional traits that are beyond their basic job duties, such as problem-solving, positive attitude, leadership and resourcefulness. Sponsored by […]

Michelle Lyman takes her global health passion to Nicaragua

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Michelle Lyman, an MD and MPH student, spends week providing medical services to women in Cedro Galán as part of USF Health Nicaragua’s Manna Project International It’s one thing to study public health. It’s another to live and breathe it for a week in a community with limited access to even basic medical services, where […]

MCHSO spring symposium focuses on reproductive justice

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Think of reproductive justice and you might think of the right to contraception or abortion. And without a doubt, the term does include those things—yet so much more—say the organizers, speakers and panelists who presided at the 9th Annual Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) Symposium entitled “Reproductive Justice: It’s More Than Just a […]