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What’s it like having COVID-19? One COPHer describes firsthand experience

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Azzam Albashir, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) health sciences major, was enjoying his spring break in Canada when COVID-19 brought the world to its knees. Albashir and his traveling companion decided to cut their visit short, before borders were closed, and head home to the United Arab Emirates […]

Various disciplines incorporating COVID-19 into lesson plans

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USF faculty members are finding palpable teaching opportunities to engage students while social distancing. Many have added the coronavirus to their syllabus, using real-life examples and online tools to meet educational requirements. “It’s disappointing to have the semester disrupted, but for the types of students that I am teaching, there […]

MCHSO spring symposium focuses on children and youth with special needs

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 6. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and learning opportunities related to the well-being of women and children. It is […]

Elizabeth Dunn honored with 2020 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Called “dedicated,” “motivating” and “inspiring” by the students she teaches, Elizabeth Dunn, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) instructor and alumna, receives the college’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year, COPH undergraduate and graduate students nominate a college faculty member who has made a major contribution to student […]

USF Health celebrates 30th Research Day with record number of poster submissions

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The familiar sea of colorful research posters decorated the USF Tampa campus Marshall Student Center ballroom on the morning of Feb. 21. USF Health Research Day 2020 marked 30 years of showcasing the best interdisciplinary scholarly research from students, faculty and staff from across all health disciplines. More than 340 […]

COPH talent show raises thousands for scholarships

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More than 200 USF College of Public Health (COPH) students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends of the college sung and swung the night away Friday, Jan. 31, at Skipper’s Smokehouse, raising a total of $2582.50 for student scholarships. The event was held in celebration of the college’s 35th anniversary and […]

Two thumbs up: Former COPH student uses vlog to increase public health awareness

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As a USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate, Aaron Wiggins was used to the usual onslaught of questions about his field of study. What’s public health? And why should I care about the health of anyone but myself and my loved ones? As a way to increase public awareness […]