Genetic counseling student Lindsey Victoria receives research grant

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Being a graduate student in the USF College of Public Health’s genetic counseling program has allowed Lindsey Victoria to experience a lot of firsts. Not only is she part of the first cohort of students in the COPH’s genetic counseling program, but now she’s also been awarded her first ever research grant from the National […]

COPH to engage in national design and health research consortium

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Faculty from USF’s COPH and Florida Center for Community Design and Research will focus on Tampa Bay area projects integrating public health and community design Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) and the Florida Center for Community Design & Research (FCCDR), part of USF’s School of Architecture and Community […]

Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun aims to reduce deaths from hereditary colorectal cancer

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Lynch syndrome—also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer—is one of the most common hereditary cancer syndromes. Those with Lynch syndrome have a significantly greater risk than others in the general population of developing colorectal cancer. They are also at increased […]

76 scholars from COPH present at USF Health Research Day 2018

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Covering everything from alcohol use and risky sexual behavior to infection with Zika, 76 undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students from the USF College of Public Health presented posters summarizing their scholarly work at this year’s USF Health Research Day, held in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom on February 23. Overall 391 posters—a record number—were exhibited […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun selected to genetic counseling board

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Deborah Cragun, assistant professor and director of the genetic counseling MSPH program, has been selected to the board of directors for the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Her three-year term begins on July 1. The ACGC is the specialized program accreditation board for educational training programs granting master’s […]

Alumna Laura Hamilton is driving force against child sex trafficking

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Even as a kid standing up to bullies, Laura Hamilton knew she wanted to be a voice for those who felt they didn’t have one. Hamilton is the founder and president of the nonprofit Bridging Freedom, an organization that is opening a therapeutic safe home and campus located in Pasco County for young victims of […]

COPH ranks #1 for online MPH

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The USF College of Public Health’s online master of public health program has been ranked number one on the list of the top 50 best online MPH programs across the country, according to the Master’s Programs Guide. Master’s Programs Guide, an online guide to helping students discover master’s programs in any specialty, ranked the programs […]