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Dr. William Sappenfield named 2022 Distinguished University Professor

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. William Sappenfield, director of the USF Chiles Center, was recently named a USF Distinguished University Professor. The Distinguished University Professor award recognizes senior faculty members who have distinguished themselves among their peers both within and outside USF. The title is awarded through a […]

COPH awarded over $1 million to help grow public health laboratory workforce

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has been given a sub-award of $1.055 million from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) to help grow the public health laboratory workforce.  The award is part of a larger grant ($282 million dispensed over five years) given to the APHL from […]

COPH undergrads recognized for outstanding research

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Two USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate students walked away with awards after presenting their research at USF’s 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference.  The annual event, held virtually and in person this past April, is open to all USF undergraduates on all campuses. The purpose of the conference, say its […]

COVID-19 popularized telemedicine, but how satisfied are doctors, patients with the model?

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COVID-19 and the lockdown orders it ushered in prevented many people—including pregnant women, who rely on regularly scheduled medical checkups for safe deliveries and healthy babies—from accessing health care.  To fill a need, USF Health initiated telemedicine appointments for obstetric patients at the beginning of the pandemic. “Because the obstetric […]