USF College of Public Health adopts new organizational structure

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On Aug. 8 the University of South Florida College of Public Health officially adopted a new organizational structure removing the five department model and reorganizing into four strategic areas, which Dean Donna Petersen says will allow for greater faculty collaboration. “What we have created is different ways to align ourselves in the spirit of faculty […]

Could health and wellness coaching be your next career move?

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The USF College of Public Health’s graduate certificate in health and wellness coaching provides an alternative career option for individuals looking to work in health care. Associate vice president of health and wellness, Dr. Rita DeBate, said a health and wellness coach is someone who serves as an ally for an individual or group in […]

Putting passion into practice: Students live and learn health advocacy

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Students this semester have two new opportunities to immerse themselves in health advocacy. Dr. Anna Armstrong, a USF College of Public Health alumna and assistant professor of community and family health, is teaching the undergraduate course Introduction to Health Advocacy. Although this is the second time the course is being offered, it is the first time […]

Undergrad Shawn Zamani completes NIH internship

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This summer USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Shawn Zamani worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., as an Amgen Scholar. The Amgen Scholars Program allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. Students benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate dean of academic and […]

New semester, new fellows and new structure of the COPH

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This is the semester of all things new for the USF College of Public Health. The COPH welcomed 85 undergraduates, 213 masters and 29 doctoral students this fall semester representing more than 26 different states and 13 countries across each continent of the globe. “It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to the […]

Give Life Day, Sept. 6

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One quart of blood. One administration of CPR. One match for bone marrow. One organ and tissue donation. One selfless gift is all it takes to save a life. Join members of the University of South Florida College of Public Health for Give Life Day on Thursday, September 6. For additional information, contact Ellen Kent […]