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New year brings new changes to the COPH

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December is a month of endings and beginnings on college campuses. Last December, in addition to graduating 263 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, the USF College of Public Health said goodbye to three longtime faculty, Drs. Barbara Orban, Kate Wolfe-Quintero and Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano, along with staff member, Mary Johnson. “We have been fortunate […]

Graduate student Linh Truong awarded AUPHA Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health master’s in health administration (MHA) student Linh Truong was awarded the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster G. McGaw Scholarship this past November. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. Scholarship funds are […]

Vaccination rollout won’t prevent third wave of COVID-19

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Tampa Bay is beginning to feel the effects of the third wave of coronavirus, and the vaccine won’t be able to stop it in time. The Pfizer vaccine started being administered to health professionals Dec. 14; however, mass distribution likely won’t begin until the spring. In the meantime, social distancing […]

COPH alum Dr. Aldenise Ewing is lead author of article examining barriers to colorectal cancer screening

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Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) covers colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) procedures that can catch colorectal cancer early, when it’s most treatable, there are disparities in utilization rates.  Dr. Aldenise Ewing, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) […]

DrPH students play key roles in COVID-19 operations across the globe

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The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings. Traditionally, the program is taught through a hybrid format of primarily distance-learning courses and three, five day on-campus institutes, but COVID-19 […]

Presenter, speaker, chair: Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz takes on variety of roles at ASTMH meeting

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The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) held its annual meeting recently and USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz took full part in it. The ASTMH is the largest international scientific organization of experts that, according to its website, “is dedicated to reducing the […]