Black Robe Day proves how law and health intersect

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The USF Health Community visited the 13th Judicial Circuit Courthouse in downtown Tampa on Oct. 17 to get a firsthand look at the relationship between the health and legal professions. Known as Black Robe Day, the event was attended by 45 USF Health students, faculty and staff who spent the morning shadowing lawyers and judges, including sitting in […]

Natasha Kurji places in statewide pitch competition addressing mental health [VIDEO]

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Natasha Kurji placed as a finalist in the Florida Blue Health Innovation Pitch competition earning a $1,000 award. The sixth annual competition, held October in Orlando, Fla. at the GuideWell Innovation Center in Lake Nona Medical City, asked competitors to pitch solutions to support the treatment of anxiety […]

Students put the four Ps of marketing into practice in Panama

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Research findings were later presented at USF’s 25th Social Marketing Conference A group of six  USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) graduate students in Dr. Arlene Calvo’s International Health Education course traveled to Las Mañanitas, Panama, to put their practice into passion. In partnership with Panama’s Ministry of Health, the students were tasked with developing […]

Healthy Living Interns receive commendation from BOCC

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Eleven students from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) skipped the beach this past summer and instead worked in conjunction with Hillsborough County Health Care Services to provide quality health care for Tampa’s residents. As interns for the Healthy Living Program, the students recruited community agencies, such as food vendors, to volunteer during open […]

Caitlin Wolfe responds to Ebola outbreak and schistosomiasis

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Caitlin Wolfe spent her summer responding to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and conducting research for her dissertation on schistosomiasis in Senegal. On May 8, the Équateur province in the DRC reported confirmed laboratory cases of Ebola in the region. It only takes one […]

Our week. Our Homecoming. Our USF, Oct. 14-21

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Ahem … SuperBull XXII is here and this year’s offerings include something for everyone! The USF Health festivities commence on Monday, October 15. MONDAY – October 15 Living WELL 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.—Health Rotunda Kick off Homecoming with a bang at the 3rd Annual Living WELL event! From wellness resources to t-shirts and swag, food and […]