GH Alum Matt Tucker Receives Award

| Academic & Student Affairs, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Alumni

  Dr. Matt Tucker & Dr. Dennis Kyle Dr. Matthew Tucker (Global Health PhD, 2010) returned to campus last week to receive the USF Outstanding Dissertation Award. Professor Karen Liller, Dean of the Graduate School, presided over the “Scholars of Excellence” celebration and she introduced Matt with comments about his outstanding work. Dr. Tucker is […]

Global Health Student is granted the HSHPS Award to carry out the 2012 Internship in Tropical Diseases and Global Health in Ecuador

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Ms. Bridget Leivan (Department of Global Health, University of South Florida) and Leonardo Martinez (Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University) have been granted the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools Scholarship (HSHPS) to carry out the 2012 Internship in Tropical Diseases and Global Health in Ecuador.  Public health students from all across […]

GH student is doctoral candidate in the Global Communicable Disease Track

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Please join us in congratulating Christine McGuire-Wolfe, doctoral candidate in the Global Communicable Disease Track. We nominated her for the 2012 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate teaching Assistant. There are currently over 1300 TA’s at USF. 48 were nominated for this award. Of the 48, 31 received a certificate of commendation. An […]

USF COPH student is the April feature for ASPH’s This is Public Health calendar

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The 2012 This is Public Health calendar debuted at the 2011 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The calendar includes images from student field experiences that vividly portray public health in action.  For the first time since the calendar’s inception, a University of South Florida College of Public Health student is featured […]

Haiduven and Boaz are outstanding professors

| Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Accolades, Our People

There are several traditions that occur during National Public Health Week—service activities, health fairs, student awards—however, the Public Health Student Association’s Outstanding Professor Award is particularly special because the winners are selected by students in the University of South Florida College of Public Health. This distinctive honor is awarded to one full-time and adjunct faculty member […]

COPH alumna brings her international experience to NATO

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Angelia Sanders, MPH (GH,’08) is currently a desk officer for NATO’s Civil Military Fusion Centre (CFC), based in Norfolk, Virginia. The CFC is a knowledge management institution established by NATO in 2008 to facilitate the sharing of information between civilian and military actors working on complex crises in order to enhance their situational awareness. Sanders, a […]

COPH alumnus receives Thomas Chalmers Award

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Rahul S. Mhaskar, PhD (GH,’10), MPH and a team of researchers with the USF Health Clinical Translational Science Institute/Evidence-Based Medicine group received the most prestigious honor in the field of evidence-based medicine—the Thomas Chalmers Award by the Cochrane Collaboration. The announcement was made at the Nineteenth Cochrane Colloquium in 2011 and acknowledges the teams’ work […]