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Graduate student Linh Truong awarded AUPHA Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health master’s in health administration (MHA) student Linh Truong was awarded the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster G. McGaw Scholarship this past November. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. Scholarship funds are […]

COPH alum Dr. Aldenise Ewing is lead author of article examining barriers to colorectal cancer screening

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Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) covers colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) procedures that can catch colorectal cancer early, when it’s most treatable, there are disparities in utilization rates.  Dr. Aldenise Ewing, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) […]

DrPH students play key roles in COVID-19 operations across the globe

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The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings. Traditionally, the program is taught through a hybrid format of primarily distance-learning courses and three, five day on-campus institutes, but COVID-19 […]

COPH celebrates (virtually) 263 graduates

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“This group of students have persevered under unprecedented circumstances. Their last semesters were flipped upside down and they have remained in remote mode since mid-March. Many of these graduates were working and continue to do so on the frontlines of COVID-19 response or behind the scenes ensuring that every other […]

MCH Train-A-Bull scholar Jennifer Ming Yin Su’s internship is a virtual voyage across countries

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Jennifer Ming Yin Su, a USF College of Public Health Maternal Child Health Pipeline Training Program (MCH PTP) scholar, recently participated in a virtual internship with the Tennessee Department of Health, all while working from her home in Hong Kong.  She said the internship, hosted by the National MCH Workforce […]

Campus Food Waste Recovery Project co-led by COPHers earns USF Student Success Team Collaboration award

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Up to 40 percent of food that is produced in the U.S. goes to waste and it’s impacting our health, according to USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Whitney Fung Uy. She’s the principal investigator of an interdisciplinary USF student effort to take food waste on campus and turn it into […]

Health equity strategist and COPH DrPH student Shara Wesley receives prestigious 40 Under 40 award

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For the last 24 years, the staff at Georgia Trend has selected some of the state’s “best and brightest” for inclusion in its 40 Under 40 award. This year, one of those 40 includes Shara Wesley, a health equity strategist who will receive her DrPH degree in advanced practice leadership […]

Alumna Kathleen Cunningham selected as an ASPPH/NHTSA public health fellow

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USF College of Public Health alumna Kathleen Cunningham has been selected to the ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship for the 2020-2021 year at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (DOT) in Washington, DC. Her appointment began in September. The fellowship is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of […]