Annual flu shot day fighting the flu for 20 years

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The doors opened at 8 a.m., but Shelley Ayala was third in line to receive her complimentary flu vaccination early on Oct. 21. A resident of Riverview, Fla., Ayala has been coming to the USF College of Public Health’s flu vaccination drive, a collaborative effort with USF Health and the Hillsborough County Health Department, for six years. […]

Demonstrating an immunization compliance strategy

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Lack of immunization compliance is commonly due to lack of awareness, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Roberts’ new research, “An Evidence-Based Project Demonstrating Increased School Immunization Compliance Following a School Nurse-Initiated Vaccine Compliance Strategy” is published in The Journal of […]

State of the College Address highlights preparation for the future

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The USF College of Public Health aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 26. “We really need to rein in and be clear about where we’re going, what our direction is and the important things we’d like to do,” she said. […]

New students, new faculty, new staff—oh my!

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The USF College of Public Health was abound with energy on August 18 as new undergraduate and graduate students filled the Sam P. Bell III Auditorium for orientation festivities. “We’d like to thank you for choosing USF, because you did have choices in Florida and you chose us, and you will not be disappointed,” said […]

USF is well represented at FPHA

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It’s official! The 2016 Florida Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting was a huge success! The theme for this year’s meeting was “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age of Public Health.” It was held July 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. On Wednesday, July 27, the USF College of Public Health hosted its annual luncheon with more […]

Bulls ready to improve the public’s health

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“We take a moment at the College of Public Health to acknowledge your accomplishments and to thank you again for choosing this very important field,” said the USF College of Public Health Dean Dr. Donna Petersen. On August 6, the COPH hosted two celebrations for graduates and their families. The morning pinning ceremony consisted of […]

Health as art in COPH’s “Earth and Sky Garden”

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“Many times there are rainbows on the outside of the building because of the building’s pyramidal features. The rainbows everywhere are intentional,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs and COPH associate professor. Perrin is one of six faculty members at the USF College of Public Health […]