Global Health students and Dr. Ricardo Izurieta publish original paper that predited Cholera outbreak in Cuba

| Global Health, Monday Letter, Students

Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health recently published a paper titled “Re-emergence of Cholera in the Americas: Risks, Susceptibility, and Ecology” in the Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. Mathieu Poirier, MPH, is lead author on the paper, along with Sharad Malavade, MPH, and Ricardo Izurieta, MD, DrPH, MPH, associate professor […]

Public health graduates earned HSHPS traineeships

| CFH, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Alumni

This summer, three University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health graduates earned traineeships with the Hispanic-Serving Health Profession Schools (HSHPS), a 501(C)3 non-profit organization established in 1996 as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Hispanic Agenda for Action” Initiative. Bridget Leivan, Bernice Lopez, and Monica Rousseau were selected to […]

Public health graduate students travel near and far to improve health conditions around the world

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our World

“ … having the ability to explore and live in a foreign country for two months is a phenomenal component of the master’s degree in global communicable disease.  If anything, this experience makes COPH graduates increasingly more well-rounded and more competitive for their future careers as public health professionals,” said Tiffany Piquet. Piquet is one […]

EPB/GH alumna earns CDC Emerging Infectious Disease Fellowship

| EPI-BIO, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Alumni

Ms. Lindsay Morton is a member of the newest class of Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Laboratory Fellows.  For one-year, Morton is assigned to the CDC’s Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria Center for Global Health. Her fellowship begins September 1. According to the fellowship website, the program “trains and prepares scientists for careers in public […]