COPH and University of Pittsburgh partner on Florida measles simulator

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April 22-28 is World Immunization Week Take one student with measles and plunk him or her down in an area where measles vaccination rates have dropped 10 percent overall. What would happen? It’s a question Dr. Karen Liller, a USF COPH professor of community and family health, posed to Dr. Mark Roberts, a professor and […]

USF COPH Outstanding Staff Award recipients honored

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Several USF College of Public Health staff members were awarded the 2018 Outstanding Staff Awards at a ceremony held in the USF School of Music Concert Hall in March. Each year USF selects staff and administration employees who demonstrate a commitment to the pursuit of excellence and is hosted by President Judy Genshaft. This year, […]

Dr. Anna Armstrong awarded 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 3, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Anna Armstrong, assistant professor. “Students who have nominated Dr. Armstrong think she […]

USF names Danielle Stanek the 2019 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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On April 3, Danielle Stanek, DVM, joined a group of professionals as the 2019 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health in a ceremony at the USF College of Public Health. Initiated by USF in 1988, nominations are solicited from public health practitioners across the state. The COPH bestows the award each year to a woman whose […]

COPH professor studies the inequality of air pollution exposure in Tampa Bay

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Dr. Amy Stuart, a professor of environmental and occupational health at the USF College of Public Health (COPH), has recently published a paper focused on air pollution and exposure inequality within the Tampa community. The paper, entitled “Agent-based modeling to estimate exposures to urban air pollution from transportation: Exposure disparities and impacts of high-resolution data,” […]

USF COPH (still!) the number-one public health school in Florida

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The votes are in, and the USF College of Public Health is still the top public health school in Florida. The college also retains its spot at number 16 in the nation, sandwiched between Yale and Brown Universities. The rankings were conducted by U.S. News and World Report and were based on peer assessment surveys […]

USF Health students work together to address health needs in Jamaica

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USF College of Public Health students in the International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC), an interdisciplinary mix of USF Health students, faculty and professionals who work to promote health in underserved communities abroad, spent their annual week-long service trip in Jamaica this March.   This was the first time the group volunteered in Jamaica thanks to […]

Champaigne Spivey’s nonprofit helps those in need

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Twelve years ago USF College of Public Health graduate student Champaigne Spivey and her family left her hometown of San Diego, California and took to the road for change. Change was to come, but not in the form they expected. While driving across country to Tampa for her mother’s new job, they experienced a car […]