Anniversary tour embraces Healthiest Nation 2030

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The #usfcophrocks tour is pairing with the American Public Health Association to celebrate National Public Health Week.  The official week is April 6-12, but the USF College of Public Health has two full weeks of celebratory events. The festivities includes numerous activities in support of the national theme, “Let’s make America the healthiest nation in […]

COPH helped drive state’s bicycle helmet law

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Dr. Karen Liller has been a child and adolescent injury prevention researcher for a quarter of a century.  A professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health and a member of the Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Group, she worked with a Tampa General program called More Health in the […]

USF Nursing and Public Health graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

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Both showed increases in the latest U.S. News ranking of America’s graduate schools Graduate programs at the University of South Florida’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health ranked among the nation’s best in the latest U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Graduate Schools” edition, appearing online this week. Last ranked by U.S. […]

Joshua Lorenzo works to protect patient rights and investigate disease

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Joshua Lorenzo has always felt drawn to infectious disease research, although if you had asked him at age 7, he would have said he was destined for the NBA. “I’ve always had a genuine interest,” said Lorenzo.  “I was fascinated with the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the early 1980s.  I was too young at the time […]

Public health graduates ready to put passions, new concentration to practice in 2015

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At the close of every semester, the USF College of Public Health honors its graduates before they embark on their professional endeavors.  Students file the stresses of their final semesters in “the past” and prepare themselves for their individual paths – graduate programs, fellowships, careers – whatever the future may hold! On Friday, Dec. 12, […]

College announces Outstanding Alumni Awards, opens call for nominations

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The USF College of Public Health has announced plans for inaugural Outstanding Alumni Awards. The call for nominations has just gone out with an eye toward hosting the event in May 2015. “It’s a desire on the part of the college and the dean, the administration and faculty to honor our many graduates,” said Dr. […]

Transition and vision highlight 30th annual State of the College address

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Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, christened the renovated Samuel P. Bell III auditorium with her 2014 State of the College Address on Monday, Nov. 10. Former Rep. Bell, “the Godfather of COPH,” was among honored guests at the refurbished facility’s first event. After welcoming guests with a “happy anniversary” […]

The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming!

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The University of South Florida is closed from December 24-January 1 for the winter break. This includes most administrative and academic offices, including the College of Public Health. Make a difference. Donate today. Help the College of Public Health celebrate 30 years of educating, mentoring, and training the next generation of public health practitioners. To […]