USF Magazine features Jodi Ray for her commitment to Florida’s kids and families

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Ms. Jodi Ray, project director for Florida Covering Kids & Families, was profiled in the summer issue of the USF Magazine. Earlier this year, she earned the national honor of Excellence in Children’s Health Outreach and Enrollment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for her efforts to ensure all children and families […]

USF’s experts on hurricanes and weather include the College of Public Health

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USF’s Experts on Hurricanes and Weather Professors knowledgeable in hurricane science, research and impact available for potentially busy season By Barbara Melendez USF News TAMPA, Fla. (May 30, 2012) – Another year without a major hurricane making landfall would suit everyone. Nonetheless, AccuWeather’s 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast predicts 12 named tropical storms, five named […]

Health disparities work earns Dr. Adewale Troutman national award

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Adewale Troutman, MD, was named the 2012 recipient of the Dr. James T. Black Award from the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., a national organization that implements programs designed to improve the quality of life for African Americans and other minorities. Dr. Adewale Troutman Dr. Troutman, who directs the Public Health Practice and Leadership, […]

Brooks wins the William S. Knudsen Award

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The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) presented its annual awards on April 30 during the Opening Session of the 2012 American Occupational Health Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Four physicians and the authors of the paper judged to be an outstanding Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) article were recognized for […]

Undergraduates gain training in biostatistics from summer institute

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On May 14, 25 students from around the country descended on the college to participate in the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS), a six-week, four-credit hour program organized by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPB). Under the direction of Yiliang Zhu, PhD, professor of biostatistics, the Institute provides a comprehensive look at […]

The College celebrates National Public Health Week with “A Healthier America Begins Today”

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“A Healthier America Begins Today!” And, indeed it did as the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health collaborated with university and community partners to offer a variety of events celebrating National Public Health Week, April 2-8. A Healthier America Begins with You kicked off the week with students leading the campus community in […]

Undergraduates ride the bus to experience public health in action

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For most University of South Florida undergraduates, spring break equates to road trips to the beach, mountains and everywhere in between. However, twelve students majoring in public health decided not to take off. Instead, the juniors and seniors took on an 8:30am-5pm, Monday through Friday course that put them face-to-face with public health. “The overall […]

Mahan donates his prize to the college

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This year’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield Sapphire and Chiles Advocacy Awards were presented to Dr. Charles Mahan, MD, former dean of the College of Public Health and professor emeritus in the Department of Community and Family Health. College faculty and staff recently convened for an intimate reception held in Mahan’s honor. A sapphire statue […]