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Protein plays key role in transmitting deadly malaria parasite

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John Adams, PhD, and his team study the complex life cycle of the malaria parasite (on computer screen) to try to find ways to block transmission of the deadly infection. Tampa, FL (May 28, 2008) — The protein MAEBL is critical for completing the life cycle of malaria parasites in […]

Congratulations on a job well done!

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Nine faces that are familiar to many around USF Health belong to nine dedicated employees whose work has earned each of them a 2008 USF Outstanding Staff Award. Each year, USF employees from across campus are selected to win the award, which recognizes those who demonstrate excellence and performance that […]

COPH names 2008 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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Tampa, FL (April 2, 2008) — Miami-Dade County Health Department Administrator Lillian Rivera, RN, MSN, PhD, has been named the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health for 2008 by the University of South Florida College of Public Health. The College bestows the award each year to a woman whose career […]

Global health researchers share state of the art malaria expertise

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For more information on Public Health’s GHIDR team, click here. Two researchers from the College of Public Health’s Global Health Infectious Diseases Research team have recently written publications on the newest treatments for one of the oldest and still among the most prevalent scourges — malaria. Wilbur Milhous, PhD, professor […]

COPH Dean helps tackle India's challenge of traffic fatalities

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Public Health Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, is USF’s representative to the Indo-U.S. Joint Collaboration in Environment and Occupational Health. College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, recently returned from intensive meetings in India, where she helped tackle the challenge of reducing fatalities from traffic accidents. With the world’s highest […]

Red light cameras increase crashes and costs, USF report finds

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– Researchers recommend engineering solutions to improve intersection safety – Tampa, FL (March 11, 2008) — Rather than improving motorist safety, red-light cameras significantly increase crashes and are a ticket to higher auto insurance premiums, researchers at the University of South Florida College of Public Health conclude. The effective remedy […]