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New students, new faculty, new staff—oh my!

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The USF College of Public Health was abound with energy on August 18 as new undergraduate and graduate students filled the Sam P. Bell III Auditorium for orientation festivities. “We’d like to thank you for choosing USF, because you did have choices in Florida and you chose us, and you […]

Bulls ready to improve the public’s health

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“We take a moment at the College of Public Health to acknowledge your accomplishments and to thank you again for choosing this very important field,” said the USF College of Public Health Dean Dr. Donna Petersen. On August 6, the COPH hosted two celebrations for graduates and their families. The […]

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to […]

Julie Hentz uses social marketing to spotlight public health issues

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“I found I loved public health policy almost as much as social marketing,” said MPH graduate, Julie Hentz. Hentz graduated May 6 with a master of public health degree from the USF College of Public Health. She made the jump from advertising to public health after working for years in […]

Happiness resonates during Peace Corps Week

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USF’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program ranks 1st in the Southeast. Peace Corps Week celebrates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this annual event, Peace Corps communities, institutions and volunteers around the world celebrate how the Peace Corps continues to make a difference at […]

USF Health students make life better in Panama

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With a passport, a GPS and more than 100 pounds of educational materials in hand, College of Public Health master’s student Kate LeGrand was one of 22 USF Health students ready to embark to the rural mountainside town of Chicá, Panama. In March, student volunteers from the USF International Health […]

Forget the week. This is Public Health Month!

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Clean air and water, disaster management, health policy and disease prevention—it’s all public health and it’s all at the University of South Florida. In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. This year’s observance falls on April 4-10. Of course, […]

COPH leads the nation with CPH faculty and staff

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“The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has always considered our top priority to be the development of our students for careers in the public health profession. The Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam was designed as a way to help professionalize the field of public health so it is no […]