Dr. Arlene Calvo attends conference on human rights issues

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Arlene Calvo, research assistant and professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, participated in the annual membership meeting of Transparency International (TI) in Berlin, Germany, Oct.12-15. Calvo is assigned to USF Health Panama at the City of Knowledge, a program that has been officially active for eleven […]

Alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon’s passion for preparing tomorrow’s public health leaders

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USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon discovered her passion for public health while working in the community. As a psychology major at Duke University, she decided to become a peer educator focusing on sexual health and sexual assault prevention—a decision that would be the first stepping stone toward her public health career. […]

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 […]

COPH offers unique program to train public health laboratory directors

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The doctoral-level program was created in response to a projected workforce shortage The University of South Florida  College of Public Health has launched a unique training program  addressing the impending shortage of public health laboratory directors. Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Global Health, is coordinating the college’s new lab science and […]

Class of 2017 ends the year with new degree and renewed passion

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“Your accomplishments are noteworthy; each and every one of you has achieved something very important,” said USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen. “You all will bring your public health perspective with you wherever you are. It’s amazing how public health is pretty much everywhere if you really start to look at it.” On […]

Bulls take Delta Omega by storm

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USF College of Public Health students Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani represented University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session in Atlanta. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is the first and […]

Adelmarie Bones’ new titles, alumna and firm partner

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Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico, USF College of Public Health alumna Adelmarie Bones started practicing industrial hygiene after graduating with her bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus in 2007. After working in the field for five years, Bones wanted to gain more expertise in the area of industrial hygiene by […]