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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 […]

Elizabeth Dunn honored with 2020 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Called “dedicated,” “motivating” and “inspiring” by the students she teaches, Elizabeth Dunn, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) instructor and alumna, receives the college’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year, COPH undergraduate and graduate students nominate a college faculty member who has made a major contribution to student […]

Identifying the ‘at-risk’: USF faculty and students helping stop the spread of COVID-19

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More than 60 USF students and faculty members are dispersed across the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Health in identifying people who’ve come in contact with someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus. They’re focused on finding those considered ‘high-risk,’ meaning someone who may have attended […]

Word! Media turns to COPH faculty, alums to explain coronavirus prevalence, prevention, policies

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COVID-19: COPH students, faculty and alums on the front lines When the world is in throes of a pandemic, public health professionals kick into high gear. And the students, faculty and alumni of the USF College of Public Health are no exception. COPHers around the country have been called into […]