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Word! Media turns to COPH faculty, alums to explain coronavirus prevalence, prevention, policies

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COVID-19: COPH students, faculty and alums on the front lines When the world is in throes of a pandemic, public health professionals kick into high gear. And the students, faculty and alumni of the USF College of Public Health are no exception. COPHers around the country have been called into […]

Public health experts available to discuss coronavirus

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The coronavirus outbreak is now a “public health emergency of international concern,” says the World Health Organization. Public health experts at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health (USF COPH) are poised to educate the public about the virus, answering questions on everything from preparedness to prevention to […]

COPH talent show raises thousands for scholarships

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More than 200 USF College of Public Health (COPH) students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends of the college sung and swung the night away Friday, Jan. 31, at Skipper’s Smokehouse, raising a total of $2582.50 for student scholarships. The event was held in celebration of the college’s 35th anniversary and […]

Partnership with a purpose: Health administration students team with community to exchange ideas, gain experience

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“It’s easy to open up a business—anyone can do that,” said Bradley Herremans, CEO of Suncoast Community Health Centers. “Now try keeping it open for the next 20 years. That’s the challenge.” And so began a meeting late one January afternoon at Suncoast’s Brandon facility, one of the organization’s eight […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak publishes two papers on genome editing

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Genome editing of human embryos—or making changes to cells to alter a person’s DNA—is portrayed as a way to prevent inheritable genetic diseases and better ensure the birth of healthy babies. And who doesn’t want that? But, according to the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Katherine Drabiak, an […]

Save the date: This year’s MCHSO symposium will address children with special needs

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USF College of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) will hold its 11th annual symposium on Friday, March 6, in the USF Health Lehigh Valley Health Network Auditorium. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and […]