Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

76 scholars from COPH present at USF Health Research Day 2018

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Covering everything from alcohol use and risky sexual behavior to infection with Zika, 76 undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students from the USF College of Public Health presented posters summarizing their scholarly work at this year’s USF Health Research Day, held in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom on February 23. Overall 391 posters—a record number—were exhibited […]

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 […]