Alumna Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe responds to hepatitis A at Pasco County Fire Rescue

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month New cases of hepatitis A continue to rise across Tampa Bay, according to USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe, with Pasco County ranking second in the state with overall number of cases. She works on the frontline of infection control at the Pasco County Fire Rescue as […]

Dr. Tricia Penniecook joins national effort to address health inequities in chronic diseases

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To prevent diabetes, USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Tricia Penniecook says we must start “upstream.” Penniecook, vice dean for education and faculty affairs, is currently serving a one-year term as a fellow of the National Leadership Academy for the Public Health’s (NLAPH) cohort 8. Each year, the NLAPH chooses cohorts of leaders from across […]

Doctoral student Caitlin Wolfe presents at global conference

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“It’s important for us as public health professionals to share the outcomes of our work. Public and global health research is great, and it is important, but what does it ultimately translate into and who is it ultimately serving?” said USF College of Public Health doctoral student Caitlin Wolfe. Wolfe recently presented her research on […]

USF honors COPH professor with Women in Leadership and Philanthropy award

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Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) and Department of Anthropology alumna who is an assistant professor in the COPH, has been given a $5,000 Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) award from the USF Foundation, a group that connects the university with donors. Martinez Tyson was presented with the Valerie […]

243 graduates of the COPH are urged to innovate, get out of comfort zone

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On May 2, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduated 243 students. One hundred twenty-nine of them received a bachelor of science in public health. The other 114 were graduate students. Eleven received doctorate degrees; 86 received master’s degrees. Undergraduate Send-Off The day’s festivities began in the morning. Undergraduates receiving their BSPH degrees flooded […]

#GraduationGoals: Three COPH BSPH graduates earn a perfect 4.0 GPA

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Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduates receiving their bachelor degrees in public health (BSPH) were given the distinction of graduating as a King O’Neal Scholar. This is an honor given by the USF Alumni Association to students who finished their undergraduate careers with a perfect 4.0, the highest grade point average (GPA) attainable. […]

Former USF president is honored for her work in women’s health with 2019 Remark-a-Bull Award

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National Women’s Health Week is May 12-18 As National Women’s Health Week begins, the USF Women’s Health Collective will present former USF President Betty Castor with the 2019 Remark-a-Bull Award. The award, which will be presented at the sixth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC on May 15, recognizes […]

COPH faculty presents research on the intersection of public health and genomics

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Members of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) genomics faculty recently participated in the Genomics of Global and Planetary Health Symposium, held on the USF campus in March and attended by about 60 USF students and faculty. This year, the presentations focused on the study of genomics in a global context and highlighted researchers […]