PhD student Stacey Griner addresses oral health literacy

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month “There is very little research about dental and oral health among college students and on university campuses,” Stacey Griner said. “So I decided to use my training in dental hygiene to learn more about the dental needs of students and identify areas that can be improved.” Griner, a registered […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]

Mental health is public health

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 The University of South Florida College of Public Health embraces the concept that mental health is public health. To this end, the college offers certificate and full degree programs in support of behavioral health, as well as activities for students and the community. This year’s World Mental Health […]

Dr. Carol Bryant’s career of improving lives through social marketing

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From founding social marketing as a focus area at USF to spearheading a seminal program promoting breastfeeding among the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clients, Dr. Carol Bryant has dedicated more than 30 years to a career focused on improving lives. Bryant, Distinguished University Health Professor in the USF College […]

State of the College Address aims for the future

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For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. While the COPH aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 22, Petersen began by speaking […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—Back to school!

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A new herd of Bulls entered the USF College of Public Health on Thursday, August 17. They arrived at orientation ready to learn and share their public health passions with others. Marissa Estrada is one of the college’s 296 new students. At 7:40 a.m., she was the first student to arrive for orientation. Estrada is […]