Annual state of the college address, Sept. 22

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For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. Join COPH Dean Donna Petersen for her annual State of the College Address on Friday, September 22. She will report on current affairs, reflect on college highlights from 2016, as […]

Dr. Phillip Marty awarded professor emeritus with the COPH

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Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF and USF Health. Marty, professor of public health, internal medicine and psychiatry, held several administrative positions in the USF College of Public Health, Morsani College of Medicine […]

COPH panel discusses proposed changes in health care

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Faculty from the USF College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management took part in a community health care action summit hosted by the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative and sponsored by the Foundation for Healthy St. Petersburg on May 19. The summit discussed the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and some implications […]

Hurricane preparedness must knows

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Hurricane Season is June 1 to November 30, 2017 According to Elizabeth Dunn, adjunct faculty member in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health, 12 named storms have been predicted this season to come out of the Atlantic Ocean, including six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. “Regardless of the anticipation of an […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak: Consumers beware of privacy risks in DNA genetic testing

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If you send a saliva sample to 23andMe, a private DNA genetic testing and analysis company, to learn more about your risk for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or your ancestry, you should also be aware of how your personal information could be shared, according to Dr. Katherine Drabiak. Drabiak, a JD and assistant professor in the USF […]

Bulls Unite in Orlando at Florida Public Health Association conference

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 26-28. This year’s theme is “The Power of Collaboration.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 26, noon – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for alumni and public health partners.  Randall […]

USF wins big at the HOSA Florida Leadership Competition

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students in USF HOSA: Future Health Professionals took home a win in the Florida Leadership Conference, held in Orlando, April 6-9. Students had the opportunity to shine as individuals and as a team, demonstrating both USF’s passion for creating exceptional future health professionals and the determination of the students […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]