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Deidre Orriola and colleagues turn disaster-relief mission into research paper

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Forty-five days after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, Deidre Orriola, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty instructor, health educator and alumna, traveled to the municipality of Vega Baja on the island as part of a nongovernmental disaster medical team (DMT). The interdisciplinary team consisted of Dr. Jessica […]

Religion associated with HPV vaccination rate for college women

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It’s been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends patients start receiving the vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with catch-up vaccination recommended […]

COPH students study community health in Indonesia

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In July, four USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduate students traveled to Indonesia to take part in the “Community Participation in Public Health” course offered by Diponegoro University in Semarang. This is the first collaboration between the college and Diponegoro University, made possible by Dr. Hanifa Denny, a COPH […]

USF COPH conference to examine challenges of keeping water clean

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The Southeastern Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (SESOT) will host their annual conference at the USF College of Public Health, Oct. 24-25. Dr. Marie Bourgeois, alumna of the COPH, research assistant professor and current SESOT president, says this year’s theme is, “Water: From the Earth to the Sky.” “It’s going to […]

Social marketing, reproductive rights and the environment: How one COPH grad tackles all three

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At first glance, it may seem hard to decipher how reproductive rights, protecting our environment and social marketing all overlap. But for USF College of Public Health (COPH) alumna Kelley Dennings, it comes easily. Dennings, who earned an MPH in public health practice from USF in 2018, is now working […]

MPH students gain real-world experience with new COPH course offering

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Last spring, the USF College of Public Health debuted a new hands-on course called “Community Application of Public Health Science” (CAPHS). It was developed for MPH students with the aim of giving them real-world experience in public health program evaluation. COPH professors Drs. William Sappenfield and Jennifer Marshall designed and […]