243 graduates of the COPH are urged to innovate, get out of comfort zone

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On May 2, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduated 243 students. One hundred twenty-nine of them received a bachelor of science in public health. The other 114 were graduate students. Eleven received doctorate degrees; 86 received master’s degrees. Undergraduate Send-Off The day’s festivities began in the morning. Undergraduates receiving their BSPH degrees flooded […]

#GraduationGoals: Three COPH BSPH graduates earn a perfect 4.0 GPA

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Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduates receiving their bachelor degrees in public health (BSPH) were given the distinction of graduating as a King O’Neal Scholar. This is an honor given by the USF Alumni Association to students who finished their undergraduate careers with a perfect 4.0, the highest grade point average (GPA) attainable. […]

COPH grad one of 34 in nation to receive international scholarship

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Recent University of South Florida graduate Shawn Zamani is one of a select few from around the country named a Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2019, earning a scholarship for post-graduate studies at the University of Cambridge. Zamani is one of only 34 U.S. students to earn the honor this year and only the second USF student ever to […]

National observance pushes for science, action and health

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health held a weeklong celebration to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 1-7. Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full week of April and is organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a government-based professional organization for public health professionals that prides itself on influencing […]

Danish Syed Hasan is first undergrad to earn Outstanding Alumni Award

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Danish Syed Hasan, who received his BSPH from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2017, is a 2019 COPH Outstanding Alumni, one of three selected this year. Hasan is the first person without a public health graduate degree to be given the award. The award—which recognizes the significant global and domestic impact COPH […]

Dr. Anna Armstrong awarded 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 3, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Anna Armstrong, assistant professor. “Students who have nominated Dr. Armstrong think she […]

USF COPH (still!) the number-one public health school in Florida

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The votes are in, and the USF College of Public Health is still the top public health school in Florida. The college also retains its spot at number 16 in the nation, sandwiched between Yale and Brown Universities. The rankings were conducted by U.S. News and World Report and were based on peer assessment surveys […]

COPH graduate students take part in mock World Health Assembly

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Six USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduate students traveled to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in January to take part in the 2019 American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO) Regional Conference. AMWHO puts on authentic simulations of the World Health Assembly, the sole decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). The […]