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 […]

Summer graduates prepare to practice their passion

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This summer, the USF College of Public Health awarded 179 degrees to students who will go on to contribute to the field of public health. “As public health and health care continue to change in dynamic ways, we are developing better ways to prepare our students.  This summer we once again proudly graduated students from […]

College hosts annual luncheon at Florida Public Health Association conference

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, August 18-21. This year’s theme is “A Prepared Florida: What Does It Mean for Public Health?” Network with us. On Wednesday, August 19, Dr. Julie Kornfeld gives the keynote address at the college’s annual […]

Our past is our future: College recognizes distinguished alumni

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It was the evening of May 2.  There was a slight chill in the air as fans gathered in Traditions Hall anxiously awaiting the event of the century. No, not the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.  The other event …. The USF College of Public Health’s Inaugural Alumni Awards Ceremony. More than 180 supporters of the […]

Public health programs across the country see major changes to curriculum [Multimedia]

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USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen leads the national group propelling changes in how we prepare tomorrow’s public health workforce. In a packed conference room in Washington, DC, Donna J. Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, stood before hundreds of public health educators and shared the news: the public health curriculum that was defined 100 years ago – […]

Graduate student Montray Smith presents posters at pair of international conferences

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“Being a student never stops,” said USF College of Public Health graduate student Montray Smith.  “I was still doing homework in one of my classes while I was in the Netherlands.  I was on vacation, and I had the class PowerPoints and the textbook spread all over the hotel room, and I had to use […]

College of Public Health a pioneer of online learning

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Long before the deluge of online learning became a given of modern education replete with a glut of overnight “universities,” USF’s College of Public Health launched a distance-learning presence that was formidable before online classes even existed. From 1990-93, 45 state health department employees in Tallahassee earned master of public health degrees from USF via […]

30 years + alumni = inaugural awards ceremony

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Join the USF College of Public Health community as we celebrate 28 Bulls with significant impact in public health research, practice, and policy, as well as teaching, scholarship, and mentorship of public health professionals. It is a tribute to those who have most advanced public health domestically or internationally and you don’t want to miss […]