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Harrell Center identifies factors associated with increased likelihood of intimate partner violence in Haiti

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While 32.5 percent of women in Haiti have experienced a form of intimate partner violence (IPV), the determinants are not well understood. But, researchers from the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence have delved more into the “who.” Dr. Abraham Salinas-Miranda, director of […]

COPH alum—and now faculty member—nominated to MCH editorial board

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Many graduates of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) move on to distinguished and successful careers in all parts of the country and world, providing a fantastic opportunity for the college to expand its reach and influence. Others find meaningful and important work close to home. And still others […]

Partnership with a purpose: Health administration students team with community to exchange ideas, gain experience

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“It’s easy to open up a business—anyone can do that,” said Bradley Herremans, CEO of Suncoast Community Health Centers. “Now try keeping it open for the next 20 years. That’s the challenge.” And so began a meeting late one January afternoon at Suncoast’s Brandon facility, one of the organization’s eight […]

COPH alum combines her love of data and science with serving the homeless

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Natalie Joseph says she “stumbled” into public health while an undergraduate at the University of Central Florida (UCF), where she studied biomedical sciences with her sights set on becoming a doctor. “I switched my major to biology so I could pick up a medical anthropology minor and global health certificate,” […]

COPH research study associates firearm and motor vehicle injuries with higher medical costs

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Emergency medical services (EMS) teams routinely triage patients based on the severity of their injuries. But sometimes, says a new study conducted by USF College of Public Health (COPH) researchers, that triaging can go too far. The study, “Association of mechanism of injury with overtriage of injured youth patients as […]

Policy change + healthier food options = Fun Bites

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While community recreational facilities offer plenty of options for physical activity and getting healthy, the snacks offered at concession stands and vending machines are anything but that, often loaded with fats, salt and sugar.  That’s where public health and social marketing step in. The USF College of Public Health has used […]

Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong is Professional Member At-Large for National Eta Sigma Gamma

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Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong, USF College of Public Health assistant professor, has been selected as a Professional Member At-Large on the national board for National Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG), a national health education honorary. “Your experience and the fact that you have and continue to be a highly regarded faculty sponsor and health education […]