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COPH welcomed dozens of Panamanian students from the City of Knowledge. Where are they now?

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In 2004, the USF College of Public Health (COPH), in partnership with the Panamanian government and USF Health, developed the USF Health Panama Program at the City of Knowledge, an international academic and research campus in Panama. The program gives students from both countries and a variety of disciplines the […]

Salt reduction research leads to WHO collaboration to develop virtual social marketing workforce development training programs

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“To tackle current health challenges effectively, it’s critical to create a public health workforce that is able to tap into a wide range of innovative approaches and social marketing is one of these,” said Dr. Mahmooda Khaliq Pasha, assistant professor of social marketing and associate director of the WHO Collaborating […]

Practicing their passion: USF College of Public Health faculty work across the state to trace contacts, track spread of COVID-19

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In mid-March, Dr. Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CEH, dean of USF’s College of Public Health (COPH), sent an email to the college’s faculty with the subject line of “an unprecedented opportunity.” The email was sent just as the university and the country were bracing for the coming onslaught of COVID-19 […]

COPH faculty, students, staff shine at National Birth Defects Prevention Network annual meeting

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In early March, shortly after World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) and before COVID-19 travel restrictions took effect, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) held its annual conference in Arlington, Va. The conference’s 150 participants, including USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty, students and staff who manage the USF […]

Higher health literacy = more fruits and veggies for college students

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College students consume more fruits and vegetables when they exhibit higher health literacy, according to a research study done by USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Alison Oberne, instructor II and director of the bachelor of science in public health program. Oberne explored this association in, “Does health literacy affect […]

Dr. Jennifer Marshall and colleagues publish paper on county’s Early Childhood Court program

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Hillsborough County utilizes an Early Childhood Court (ECC) program as an alternative to regular dependency court when young children ages 0-3 need to be placed in the foster care system. The program provides a therapeutic, team-based, problem-solving approach to addressing the mental health of children and their families and promoting […]