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USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

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World Malaria Day is April 25. With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health grant, Distinguished University/USF Health Professor John Adams, PhD, leads a team of international researchers focused on accelerating the discovery of a vaccine against Plasmodium vivax malaria, a major global health problem. The new grant from the […]

COPH celebrates the NPHW awards ceremony virtually

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More than twenty-five years ago, the American Public Health Association (APHA) sponsored its first National Public Health Week (NPHW) to honor those working tirelessly (and often behind the scenes) to improve the public’s health. The USF College of Public Health followed suit, recognizing their own hardworking students, faculty, alumni, staff and other […]

Engineering for public health: COPH, COE partnership brings safer drinking water to Madagascar

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USF College of Engineering Professor James Mihelcic was visiting Tamatave on the east coast of Madagascar to see the work some of his former graduate students were doing on water sanitation and hygiene. That’s where he stumbled upon local artisans building hand pumps used to access shallow groundwater. “Right in […]

Dean Donna Petersen teams with USF Ombuds Office to organize USF Respectful Responders program

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Those in the USF community who have been on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic have been understandably concerned about how compliant students, faculty and staff would be with the university’s face mask mandate.  To allay fears and to ensure constructive conflict engagement, USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna […]

Light pollution drives increased risk of West Nile virus

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Florida has experienced a relatively mild winter, which typically translates to more mosquitoes in the summer and more birds on which they can feast. If history repeats itself, it’s likely there will be an uptick in West Nile virus cases this year, especially in the outer fringes of the suburbs […]

Run family violence out of Tampa Bay with the COPH

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) hosts a virtual 5K, “Run Family Violence Out of Tampa Bay,” benefiting the USF Harrell Center. The event takes place from April 17-18, 2021 and is sponsored by Lennar Homes. Proceeds benefit community-academic projects addressing family violence. The Harrell Center serves as an […]