Update from Uganda: Global Health student works with Ugandan youth at camps for girls and boys

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Global health graduate student and Peace Corps volunteer Aditi Desai spent the latter part of 2012 volunteering at GirlTech, a camp developed to foster interest in math and science among young girls. This placement was followed by a week working at Camp B.U.I.L.D. (Boys in Uganda in Leadership Development), a camp focused on developing leadership […]

Public Health and USF Health earn accolades as online education leader

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USF Health’s footprint as a leader the world of online learning continues to grow. The University of South Florida made its first appearance in the Guide to Online Schools, which uses data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics to rank colleges with the best quality and most affordable online programs. The NCES is the federal […]

Shivani Gogna, Krystal Hill, and Hanze Zhang awarded Interdisciplinary Research Challenge Grant

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For the fourth consecutive year, College of Public Health students are recipients of the University of South Florida Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Research Challenge Grant.  The class of 2013-2014 awardees include: Shivani Gogna, a global health masters student, Krystal Hill, a global health practice masters student, and Hanze Zhang, a biostatistics doctoral student. Sponsored by the […]

Jennifer Burges invited to Peace Corps Service in Uganda

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University of South Florida College of Public Health graduate student Jennifer Burges recently received an invitation to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda. Her post begins in late April. After arriving in country, Burgess participates in a 10-week, pre-service exercise. As a part of this community-based training, Burgess lives with a Ugandan host […]

Dr. Erika Arteaga Cruz publishes article

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Erika Arteaga Cruz, MD, MPH, recently published an article in SAUDE EM DEBATE, a magazine of the Brazilian Center of Health Studies. Although the article and magazine are in Portuguese (pg. 402), an English version of the abstract is available. Based in Quito, Ecuador, Dr. Cruz is involved in many heath projects throughout Latin America.  […]

Drs. Wilbur Milhous and John Adams Appointed Editors of Infectious Disease Journals

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Dr. Wil Milhous, professor and associate dean for research at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, has been appointed editor of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy(AAC).  AAC features interdisciplinary studies that build understanding of the underlying mechanisms and therapeutic applications of antimicrobial and antiparasitic agents and chemotherapy. The journal also publishes studies involving animal […]