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Public health researchers present at the 38th Annual Mid-South Sociological Association Conference

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Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health presented at the 38th Annual Mid-South Sociological Association Conference on November 9 in Mobile, Alabama.  The team included Dawood Sultan, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Ms. Azeb Abera, an undergraduate public health student, […]

Public Health undergraduates and faculty participate in Eating Disorder Summit

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Thirteen undergraduates from the University of South Florida College of Public Health dedicated a Saturday to promoting body image awareness and advocacy. The co-eds joined Alison Oberne, MPH, an undergraduate instructor in the college, at the National Eating Disorders Proud2Bme Summit: Tune out the body hate, Turn up the confidence. The […]

Public Health’s Office of Undergraduate Studies plays key role in CREATTE Scholars Program Initiative

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The Office of Undergraduate Studies in the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health is pleased to announce receipt of seven awards for the CREATTE Scholars Program—the most awarded to any other college at the university.  The CREATTE Scholars Program at the University of South Florida is provides faculty funding to support and enhance undergraduate research activities in structured courses. The USF Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) supports the CREATTE Scholars Program with funding for up to 20 faculty with $1,000 in supplies and 30 hours of graduate […]

Public health undergraduate earns NIH internship and presents findings

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Azeb Abera’s summer was anything but a vacation. The University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health undergraduate won a competitive NIH-funded, INSPIRE Summer Internship.  She spent 10-weeks honing her research skills and received a $3000 award. The INSPIRE Summer Internship is offered by the Research Training and Education […]

Alison Oberne and Colleagues Publish Article on Improving Care Transitions

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Taylor Haynes, K., Oberne, A., Cawthon, C., & Kripalani, S. (2012). Pharmacists’ recommendations to improve care transitions. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 46. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Increasingly, hospitals are implementing multifaceted programs to improve medication reconciliation and transitions of care, often involving pharmacists. OBJECTIVE: To assess pharmacists’ views […]

Undergraduates ride the bus to experience public health in action

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For most University of South Florida undergraduates, spring break equates to road trips to the beach, mountains and everywhere in between. However, twelve students majoring in public health decided not to take off. Instead, the juniors and seniors took on an 8:30am-5pm, Monday through Friday course that put them face-to-face […]