Yoga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and PTSD

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September is National Yoga Month Can yoga help treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans? What about the martial art/ combat sport known as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)? And, will one prove more effective than the other? The research isn’t in yet but Dr. Kevin Kip, a USF College of Public Health epidemiology and biostatistics […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate dean of academic and […]

New semester, new fellows and new structure of the COPH

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This is the semester of all things new for the USF College of Public Health. The COPH welcomed 85 undergraduates, 213 masters and 29 doctoral students this fall semester representing more than 26 different states and 13 countries across each continent of the globe. “It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to the […]

Doctoral student Linh Duong completes prestigious fellowship in Vietnam

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Linh Duong completed the prestigious National Cancer Institutes’ Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) Fellowship in Hanoi, Vietnam this summer. CEESP provides funding for MPH and doctoral students to conduct summer research. The summer program provides unique educational opportunities for students to learn about cancer epidemiology in […]

Collaboration with St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

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The SDDA is working with St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital on a new study involving pediatric injury in Tampa. St. Joseph’s, a part of the BayCare Health System, is currently certified as a Level II and Pediatric Trauma Center.  Lead by Drs. Sandra Brooks and Tara Loux (St. Joseph’s) as well as Drs. Henian Chen and […]

It’s the year of the woman … again!

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Last year three women from the USF College of Public of Health received awards at the Florida Public Health Association Annual Conference. This year two all-female student teams received research awards. The event was held in July 24-25 in Orlando. When Dr. Jaime Corvin planned her Global Health Assessment Strategies course syllabus, she could not […]

USF COPH graduates 122 “catalysts of change” in summer 2018 graduation

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The USF College of Public Health graduated 122 future public health professionals on Saturday, Aug. 4. Fifty-eight students received a bachelor’s degree, 60 a master’s degree and four were awarded doctorates. From the pinning ceremony for the undergraduates held Friday morning, Aug. 3, to the graduation celebration held for the graduate students later that afternoon, the […]