Genetic counseling program welcomes inaugural class

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The USF College of Public Health officially welcomed its first class of students in the genetic counseling MSPH program this semester. The program is the first and only fully-accredited genetic counseling training program in the state and was established to meet the critical demand for certified genetic counselors in Florida, building graduate-level education in human […]

From college to congress, Juan Sanchez takes on Capitol Hill

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“From understanding the behind the scenes legislative process, to witnessing the public health efforts on the Hill, this experience changed the trajectory of my life by motivating me and providing me with insight I would have never grasped elsewhere,” USF College of Public Health undergraduate Juan Sanchez said. Sanchez completed a congressional internship over the […]

Elizabeth Dunn puts refugee health research into action

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The summer 2017 issue of USF Magazine features a series on members of the USF community who are engaged with the refugee community. What follows is a story highlighting the work of COPH alumna Elizabeth Dunn. Elizabeth Dunn, ’07, ’08 and MPH ‘11, is assistant to the director of the Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief, […]

USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees [VIDEO]

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They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health is coming to the rescue of these beloved sea creatures, still listed as a “threatened” species. The USF Health college is training veterinary physicians through innovative research […]

Two students will present at Delta Omega Poster Session

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USF College of Public Health students, Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani, have been selected to represent University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is the […]

COPH and MCH are the perfect match for Maria Huynh

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“What I love the most about public health is how interdisciplinary it is. Public health really encourages and promotes partnerships between so many different professions and organizations,” Maria Huynh said. “It’s really inspiring to know that people with different backgrounds and ideals can come together to work on an issue for the overall good.” Born […]

Senée Mobley + degree = new Peace Corps career

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“Because there is a lot of unnecessary suffering and premature death, the opportunity to find real solutions to major public health problems draws me to public health,” Senée Mobley said. Originally on a pre-med track, USF College of Public Health graduate Senée Mobley realized that public health’s preventative and population approaches to solving health problems […]