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COPH graduates its largest cohort of black doctoral candidates at December commencement

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One hundred and sixty USF College of Public Health (COPH) students—including six black doctoral candidates, the largest in the college’s history—received degrees at the fall 2019 commencement held in December. “They are pretty amazing colleagues with an incredible work ethic and goals for themselves, their families and their community. I […]

A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

Creating 21st century thinkers: COPH faculty, students present at critical and creative thinking conference

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It’s not enough that students graduate college with higher-level knowledge. To be employable and effective in today’s world, they also need to be creative and critical thinkers. To that end, two USF College of Public Health (COPH) professors, Drs. Alison Oberne and Anna Torrens Armstrong, both alums of the college, […]

There’s an app for that! Incubation Hub uses technology to solve public health issues

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What do USF College of Public Health (COPH) students feel they need to help them make more of an impact in public health? It’s a question that was addressed to members of the COPH’s Incubation Hub, a group of students, staff and faculty working together to find solutions to today’s […]

COPH uses VR technology to teach hurricane preparedness

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The USF College of Public Health has a new way of educating the community about hurricane preparedness through the use of virtual reality (VR) technology.   Carlos Montoya, instructional/multimedia developer at the COPH, came up with the idea of using a virtual realty simulation to prepare students and the community […]

From Africa to Asia and back again: COPH grad travels world studying vector-borne diseases

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Dr. Ryan Tokarz, who received both his MPH and PhD in global communicable diseases from the USF College of Public Health (COPH), had a childhood dream of being a marine biologist who studied sharks. As time went on, the Lutz, Fla., native went a little off course, swapping biology for […]