COPH offers unique program to train public health laboratory directors

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The doctoral-level program was created in response to a projected workforce shortage The University of South Florida  College of Public Health has launched a unique training program  addressing the impending shortage of public health laboratory directors. Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Global Health, is coordinating the college’s new lab science and […]

Class of 2017 ends the year with new degree and renewed passion

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“Your accomplishments are noteworthy; each and every one of you has achieved something very important,” said USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen. “You all will bring your public health perspective with you wherever you are. It’s amazing how public health is pretty much everywhere if you really start to look at it.” On […]

Bulls take Delta Omega by storm

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USF College of Public Health students Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani represented University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session in Atlanta. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is the first and […]

Dr. Michael White is awarded a $2.7M NIH grant to study Toxoplasma gondii

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Michael White, Distinguished USF Health Professor in the Department of Global Health, has been funded with more than $2.7 million to examine the developmental mechanisms responsible for tissue cyst formation of Toxoplasma gondii. The five year R01 National Institute of Health grant will allow White and his team to work […]

Because of you, our students can change the world

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Greetings Bulls! My name is Shari Zamani and I am an undergraduate public health student at the University of South Florida. On November 6, I presented my research at the Delta Omega poster session during the American Public Health Association meeting in Atlanta. In fact, I am the first and only undergraduate student ever to […]

MPH student Matt Allman goes blue for diabetes awareness

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and what better way to draw attention to the disease than with blue hair! USF College of Public Health graduate student Matt Allman did just that this month when he sported bright blue locks for the month’s cause. A 22-year-old MPH student, Allman has been living with type 1 diabetes […]

Nominate-a-Bull for COPH alumni award, deadline Dec. 1

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To date, the USF College of Public Health has recognized 31 alumni with significant impact in public health. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Class of 2018. “During the process of soliciting and reviewing nominations for 2015 it became clear that the Outstanding Alumni Awards should be an annual event recognizing our more than […]

Thanks for helping students put their passion into practice

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Public Health Thank You Day is November 20th. The USF College of Public Health, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, Research!America and leading public health organizations, is celebrating public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all people and all communities. Public Health Thank You Day is the […]