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USF COPH undergrad Endora Ankrah’s firsthand experience with malaria

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World Malaria Day is April 25. She was in the third grade when it hit her the hardest. She missed a month of school while hospitalized in a battle to overcome malaria. USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Endora Ankrah, a second-year health sciences major, has had multiple firsthand encounters […]

COPH gets its own Living Learning Community [VIDEO]

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New for fall 2021: Bulls in Health, a Living Learning Community (LLC) dedicated solely to USF College of Public Health (COPH) students. Previously, public health/health sciences majors shared an LLC with nursing students. But with interest in public health at an all-time high (thanks, at least in part, to the […]

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 […]

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, […]

Public health undergrad Kédrine Gayle wins USF Pageant

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) junior Kédrine Gayle is the winner of the USF Pageant. The annual pageant, which is hosted by the USF Center for Student Involvement, aims to support USF students and foster an environment of representation, belonging and community. “Apart from my amazing friends encouraging me […]

Student Karen Ruiz-Ayala awarded 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate student Karen Ruiz-Ayala was awarded the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Scholarship by the USF Black Alumni Society on January 15 during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Dedication Luncheon. The MLK Scholarship was established to recognize and assist a USF […]

Health sciences advisor Gina Marshall earns Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Gina Marshall, a health sciences academic advisor, has earned an Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. The award, sponsored by the USF Office of the Provost, aims to recognize the important role advisors play in promoting undergraduate student success. Marshall is one of six recipients from […]