Annual state of the college address, Sept. 22

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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. Join COPH Dean Donna Petersen for her annual State of the College Address on Friday, September 22. She will report on current affairs, reflect on college highlights from 2016, as […]

Elizabeth Dunn puts refugee health research into action

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The summer 2017 issue of USF Magazine features a series on members of the USF community who are engaged with the refugee community. What follows is a story highlighting the work of COPH alumna Elizabeth Dunn. Elizabeth Dunn, ’07, ’08 and MPH ‘11, is assistant to the director of the Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief, […]

Two students will present at Delta Omega Poster Session

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USF College of Public Health students, Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani, have been selected to represent the University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is […]

Ryan Graydon examines water sustainability in the Dominican Republic

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 USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Graydon is conducting his international field experience in the Dominican Republic with the Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology (IMPA) at the Santo Domingo Independent University (UASD). Graydon, earning his MPH from the Department of Global Health, said he hopes to identify waterborne pathogens of One Health significance […]

Isabella Chan earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan has been selected as a recipient of the PEO’s Scholar Award, which she says will allow her to focus more completely on her dissertation work in Peru. Chan was 100 out 738 nominees selected to receive the $15,000 award for the 2017-2018 academic year. “The PEO […]

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 […]

Alumna Melissa Schreiber soars for study abroad

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USF College of Public Health alumna Melissa Schreiber is using her public health knowledge and passion to educate her students at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. She later earned her MS in molecular biology and microbiology in 2008 at the University of Central Florida. While earning her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, she was introduced […]

Peace Corps volunteer Ruth Sanon reports from Cameroon

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Ruth Sanon is serving as a Peace Corps (PC) volunteer in Cameroon where she recently took part in a week long ‘HIV Boot Camp.’ The boot camp, according to Sanon, allowed PC volunteers to present and exchange best practices, learn about the evolving nature of the HIV pandemic, […]