Alumna Ivory Iheanacho makes moves in occupational health and safety

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Her public health practice is industrial hygiene; her passion is worker health. USF College of Public Health alumna Ivory Iheanacho said she was driven to public health for its ability to “safeguard our communities.” The Baton Rouge, La. native earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental management from LSU before deciding to make the move south […]

Public Health Live on Tour gives COPH students first-hand experience

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Rather than taking a much-needed rest after finals this past semester, a group of committed students from the USF College of Public Health spent the beginning of winter break diving headfirst into the public health arena. As part of this year’s Public Health Live on Tour, students were able to escape the classroom setting and […]

COPH takes part in first USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium

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The USF College of Public Health, in collaboration with other university entities—the Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and the Global Citizens Project—will co-host the first annual USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium on Feb. 28 at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions. […]

Global Health, Diplomacy & National Security call for posters

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The University of South Florida is accepting undergraduate and graduate student abstracts to be presented for poster presentations on a variety of topics related to the intersection of global health, diplomacy and national security.  STUDENT POSTER AWARDS Undergraduate Graduate 1st Place (1 award): $400 2nd Place (2 awards): $200 3rd Place (4 awards): $50   1st […]

Whitney Fung leads student effort to reduce USF’s food waste

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You may want to think twice before throwing that banana peel away. 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 student Whitney Fung. She’s the principal investigator of an interdisciplinary USF student effort to take […]

New COPH grads welcomed into “a noble profession”

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) celebrated 156 graduates on Dec. 7 in the Samuel P. Bell III Auditorium in the COPH. Seventy-seven students were awarded bachelor degrees while 71 earned their master’s degrees, including the first cohort in the online MPH Nutrition and Dietetics program. Eight students also received their doctoral degrees. The […]

COPH undergrads participate in research expo

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USF College of Public Health students Oceana Dwyer and Justin Weiner participated in USF’s second annual Undergraduate Research Society’s Fall Expo on October 15. The expo was an immersive experience geared towards undergraduate students interested in learning more about the different forms research can take at research institutions and allows students to present research that […]

Melody Kitchen awarded NIH grant for cancer research in Israel

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USF College of Public Health master’s student Melody Kitchen is one of fifteen students from across the U.S. chosen for the 2018 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Program (CEESP). “I could not believe it!” Kitchen said. “After putting so many hours of hard work into my research proposal, I felt so grateful that my […]