Andrew Romaner, MPH, is completing is his second year as a technical advisor with the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program. The initiative is funded by The Carter Center. His duty station is based in the Eastern Equatorial State in the large, remote county of Kapoeta East. The region is exclusively inhabited by a pastoralist […]
Brittany Marshall, MPH, CPH, CHES is the recipient of the 2012 “Outstanding Student of the Year” Award. The honor was presented in October at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Ms. Marshall was recognized for her leadership and accomplishments as president of the Florida Public Health Association Student Section and chair […]
Arlene Calvo, PhD, a research assistant professor in the University of South Florida College of Public Health, presented a poster at the 14th National Conference of Science and Technology. Organized by the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC), the conference was held October 17-20 in Panama at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. […]
In 2007, the Interdisciplinary Research Building was constructed with quite a bit of shell space for future laboratories. As the Global Health Infectious Disease Research Program and the Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation research programs expanded, we were fortunate to build out much needed laboratory and office space. For our most recent build out, […]
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Nov;33(11):1069-76. doi: 10.1086/668030. Epub 2012 Sep 19. Contribution of a winged phlebotomy device design to blood splatter. Haiduven DJ, McGuire-Wolfe C, Applegarth SP. Source Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development/Rehabilitation Research and Development Research Center of Excellence, Tampa, Florida. Abstract Background. Despite a proliferation of phlebotomy devices with engineered sharps […]
Thomas Unnasch, PhD, chair of the Department of Global Health at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, was recently featured in The New York Times. The article cited his recent research study on snakes harboring Eastern equine encephalomyelitis. Click here to read the full story.
College of Public Health researcher Dennis Kyle, PhD was recently presented with the University of South Florida (USF) Excellence in Innovation Award for 2012. He shares the award with Roman Manetch,PhD, an associate professor in chemistry for their joint project. Dr. Kyle was one of four honorees recognized by the USF Chapter of the National Academy […]
Matthew Tucker, PhD, is a principal scientist at the Biomedical Research Institute in Rockville MD. He manages the NIH repository for schistosomiasis and conducts research of this disease and malaria. Dr. Tucker earned a master of science in public health and a doctorate in global communicable diseases from the University of South Florida College of […]