Deidre Orriola earns Hispanic Heritage Award

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Deidre Orriola, a USF College of Public Health alumna, faculty instructor II, health educator and lactation counselor, spent a week last year in hurricane-torn Puerto Rico as part of a collaborative disaster relief committee including members of USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center, and the public and private sector in Puerto Rico. In recognition of her […]

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 […]

COPH undergraduate receives $5,000 educational grant

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Taneil Lee, a USF College of Public Health senior raised on the island of Grand Cayman, was awarded a $5,000 educational grant from Island Heritage Insurance. The grant is awarded annually to a Caymanian student enrolled at an accredited university on a full-time basis. According to Dawn McLean-Brady, a member of the educational grant committee, […]

State of the College Address highlights achievements and honors

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For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. On September 24, Dean Donna Petersen presented her Annual State of the College Address to faculty staff and students. During the address she highlighted the “Five Ws of the […]

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 […]