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 advertising with companies, such as […]

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 home and abroad.   This […]

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 Service Collaborative (IHSC) spent their […]

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, USF is bullish! The College […]

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 surprise that we were one […]

Dr. Claude Dharamraj retires after three decades of public health service

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The last place in the world USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Claude Dharamraj thought she would see health disparity was in the United States. After obtaining her medical degree from Université de Lille, in France in 1975, and starting her career as a neonatology pediatrician in New York, she was quickly proven wrong. […]

Bulls Unite for COPH tailgate at USF Homecoming

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Horns up! The USF College of Public Health is hosting a party at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 10 and members of the college community are invited. Meet up with COPH faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends for a Bullish time in the No Fly Zone near Gate B (click here for a […]

USF Public Health first in state to launch new master’s curriculum

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The USF College of Public Health is the first in Florida to update curriculum for its master’s degree program, a step that is in tandem with a national effort to better train the public health workforce and improve population health. The new curriculum – built from concepts found in “Framing the Future: The Second Hundred […]