Researchers examine effective, affordable treatment for OCD

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USF public health researcher examines the most effective and cost-effective ways of treating treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder  Troy Quast, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health, in Tampa, Fla., is a co-author on a study involving obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The […]

Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

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USF College of Public Health researcher leads newly published Florida study The study published in the January 2018 issue of Health Affairs found an association between the rate of opioid prescriptions in Florida and the number of children removed from their homes due to neglect. The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a […]

COPH ranks #1 for online MPH

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The USF College of Public Health’s online master of public health program has been ranked number one on the list of the top 50 best online MPH programs across the country, according to the Master’s Programs Guide. Master’s Programs Guide, an online guide to helping students discover master’s programs in any specialty, ranked the programs […]

HPM + Tampa Bay Tech = mentoring success

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Student volunteers from the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) are mentoring Tampa Bay Technical High School’s Health Administration Academy seniors for six months in the high school’s newest revolutionary program. Founded in 1969, Tampa Bay Technical High School (TBT) has evolved throughout its lifetime and continues to be […]

Thanks for helping students put their passion into practice

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Public Health Thank You Day is November 20th. The USF College of Public Health, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, Research!America and leading public health organizations, is celebrating public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all people and all communities. Public Health Thank You Day is the […]

State of the College Address aims for the future

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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. While the COPH aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 22, Petersen began by speaking […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—Back to school!

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A new herd of Bulls entered the USF College of Public Health on Thursday, August 17. They arrived at orientation ready to learn and share their public health passions with others. Marissa Estrada is one of the college’s 296 new students. At 7:40 a.m., she was the first student to arrive for orientation. Estrada is […]