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COPH celebrates the NPHW awards ceremony virtually

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More than twenty-five years ago, the American Public Health Association (APHA) sponsored its first National Public Health Week (NPHW) to honor those working tirelessly (and often behind the scenes) to improve the public’s health. The USF College of Public Health followed suit, recognizing their own hardworking students, faculty, alumni, staff and other […]

USF community demonstrates critical leadership in year-long response to COVID-19

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The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a spirit of perseverance, collaboration and community partnership, despite the emotional and often taxing circumstances that have become part of many daily lives. […]

Pandemic spreads surge of interest in public health programs

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Another thing also spreading during the pandemic is an interest in public health. The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has seen a record increase in student applications to many of its degree programs.   And, interest in public health programs is also being experienced nationally, according to David Hogeboom, […]

Celebrate NPHW virtually with the COPH

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement (virtually) and get involved today! Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full […]

The nurse practitioner will see you now: COPH grad opens her own medical practice

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) alum Dr. Stasha-Gae Roberts was commissioned as an Army nurse for four years after earning her bachelor of science in nursing. She was stationed in Augusta, Ga., taking care of active duty personnel, their families, veterans and visiting dignitaries. The Jamaica native, who found […]

Activist Lab holds third annual boot camp

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab held its third annual boot camp Friday, January 29. The 2021 event, held virtually, focused on advocacy and pandemics, particularly COVID-19.  “These exciting boot camps allow participants to not only learn about advocacy and policy changes, but to focus on particular public […]