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COPH student works to build more accessible, safer communities

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Renya Maku, a second-year MPH student at USF’s College of Public Health (COPH), has recently joined the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of Forward Pinellas, the county’s land use and transportation planning agency.  Forward Pinellas provides a forum for countywide decision-making on transportation and land use issues. It assists Pinellas County’s […]

COPH undergrads recognized for outstanding research

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Two USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate students walked away with awards after presenting their research at USF’s 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference.  The annual event, held virtually and in person this past April, is open to all USF undergraduates on all campuses. The purpose of the conference, say its […]

COVID-19 popularized telemedicine, but how satisfied are doctors, patients with the model?

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COVID-19 and the lockdown orders it ushered in prevented many people—including pregnant women, who rely on regularly scheduled medical checkups for safe deliveries and healthy babies—from accessing health care.  To fill a need, USF Health initiated telemedicine appointments for obstetric patients at the beginning of the pandemic. “Because the obstetric […]

Course gives students hands-on experience in emergency management—and a lot more

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) students in Elizabeth Dunn’s service-learning “Disaster by Design” course culminated their semester-long class in disaster management by designing, teaching and evaluating disaster-training exercises. The training exercises were presented (in-person) by the students and others to members of Hillsborough County’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) […]

AHEC welcomes eight COPH students to scholars program

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Eight USF College of Public Health (COPH) students were selected to join the Area Health Education Centers Program (AHEC) Scholars program. The AHEC Scholars Program (ASP) is a competitive national initiative supported by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Only 150 students in Florida were selected to join. “ASP […]