MSPH student Katelynn Glisson earns two scholarships and NASA internship

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“My practice is industrial hygiene; my passion is teaching people about disease prevention, science and health,” USF College of Public Health student Katelynn Glisson said. Glisson was recently awarded two scholarships from the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF). She was selected as the 2017-2018 recipient of the Florida Local Selection Scholarship for $1,250 and the […]

USF wins big at the HOSA Florida Leadership Competition

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students in USF HOSA: Future Health Professionals took home a win in the Florida Leadership Conference, held in Orlando, April 6-9. Students had the opportunity to shine as individuals and as a team, demonstrating both USF’s passion for creating exceptional future health professionals and the determination of the students […]

Hurricane preparedness must knows

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Hurricane Season is June 1 to November 30, 2017 According to Elizabeth Dunn, adjunct faculty member in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health, 12 named storms have been predicted this season to come out of the Atlantic Ocean, including six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. “Regardless of the anticipation of an […]

COPH celebrates Outstanding Staff Award winners

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Three USF College of Public Health staff members, Megan Ditizio, Samantha Haylock and Tara Greer, were recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Staff Awards. Their achievements were celebrated at a ceremony in the USF School of Music Concert Hall on April 4, 2017. The event was hosted by President Judy Genshaft. She spoke about the importance […]

MPH student Patricia Leandro-Reguillo is changing the public’s health through architecture

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USF College of Public Health student Patricia Leandro-Reguillo was introduced to the field of public health while working as an architect. Through her experiences she found that there was a need to combine the two fields to help improve the health of future generations. Born and raised in Spain, Leandro-Reguillo earned her bachelor’s degree in […]

EOH student Andrea Johnston works among Hollywood’s stars

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Andrea Johnston began her career in marketing but soon learned that she had a passion for public health. Born and raised in Chino, California, Johnston earned her BA in business marketing from San Francisco State University in 2010. After graduating college, Johnston moved back to the Los Angeles […]

EOH team publishes public health encyclopedia chapter

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Three faculty members from the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health wrote a chapter for the International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition that published on November 3, 2016. The International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of […]

Kindness and compassion are takeaways for the Fall 2016 graduating class

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“This graduating class is outstanding and I know that they are going to go forth and do great work promoting and protecting the health of people,” COPH Dean Donna Petersen said. “We are truly grateful for all that you have done and accomplished here and all that you are going to do in the future.” […]