Dr. Thomas Mason’s 100th graduate

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This May, Dr. Thomas Mason of the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health celebrated a teaching career milestone—graduating his 100th student at USF. Mason’s 100th student, Dr. Ayesha Johnson, completed her dissertation about birth outcomes of mothers with common conditions, such as hay fever and eczema, on May 6. Johnson […]

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to the Class of 2016. On […]

Workers’ Memorial Day highlights need for workplace safety

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The USF SafetyFlorida Consultation Program and USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center honored the lives of fallen workers during the Workers’ Memorial Day Commemoration Service, April 28, at the City of Temple Terrace, Council Chambers. “We can do more about workplace deaths,” said Charlene Sitterly, USF SafetyFlorida program director. “Recommit yourself and your company to […]

Students learn from dummies

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When it comes to simulating a large scale crisis, USF College of Public Health students in the master of science in public health (MSPH) occupational medicine residency program are getting as close to the real deal as possible. Through a partnership with the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics in Tampa, students have the […]

USF SafetyFlorida and OSHA Training Institute Education Center to host event honoring fallen workers

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On April 28, the University of South Florida College of Public Health joins the nation to recognize Workers’ Memorial Day—a national observance honoring workers who have died in the workplace due to unsafe working conditions. Join local government and safety advocates for the commemoration from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, at the City […]

USF names Dr. Celeste Philip 2016 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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On April 6, in a crowded auditorium on the University of South Florida Tampa campus, Philip was named the 2016 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health. “I was not surprised to learn that AFTER we made this selection, someone in Tallahassee had the foresight to name her the interim surgeon general and health officer for […]