Rachel Logan receives grant to study young black women’s family planning care

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Rachel Logan, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student in community and family health, has been awarded an Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant. The grant is funded by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund and the Society of Family Planning. It is open to those in graduate-level programs who focus on research […]

Could health and wellness coaching be your next career move?

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The USF College of Public Health’s graduate certificate in health and wellness coaching provides an alternative career option for individuals looking to work in health care. Associate vice president of health and wellness, Dr. Rita DeBate, said a health and wellness coach is someone who serves as an ally for an individual or group in […]

Putting passion into practice: Students live and learn health advocacy

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Students this semester have two new opportunities to immerse themselves in health advocacy. Dr. Anna Armstrong, a USF College of Public Health alumna and assistant professor of community and family health, is teaching the undergraduate course Introduction to Health Advocacy. Although this is the second time the course is being offered, it is the first time […]

Undergrad Shawn Zamani completes NIH internship

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This summer USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Shawn Zamani worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., as an Amgen Scholar. The Amgen Scholars Program allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. Students benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty […]

Risky business: Why Americans don’t prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Americans are a tolerant bunch. At least when it comes to natural disasters and the risks they pose. Most of us—about 60 percent says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—don’t have an emergency plan in place should something like a hurricane, tornado or wildfire hit. And the reason why, says […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate dean of academic and […]