Alumna Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe responds to hepatitis A at Pasco County Fire Rescue

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month New cases of hepatitis A continue to rise across Tampa Bay, according to USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe, with Pasco County ranking second in the state with overall number of cases. She works on the frontline of infection control at the Pasco County Fire Rescue as […]

USF honors COPH professor with Women in Leadership and Philanthropy award

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Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) and Department of Anthropology alumna who is an assistant professor in the COPH, has been given a $5,000 Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) award from the USF Foundation, a group that connects the university with donors. Martinez Tyson was presented with the Valerie […]

COPH alum improves outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduate Dr. Jennifer Blythe Permuth has devoted much of her career to the study of pancreatic cancer. And the reasons are both professional and personal. “I began my career as a genetic counselor, and I counseled numerous families affected by pancreatic cancer,” said Permuth. “I wanted to be able […]

Danish Syed Hasan is first undergrad to earn Outstanding Alumni Award

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Danish Syed Hasan, who received his BSPH from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2017, is a 2019 COPH Outstanding Alumni, one of three selected this year. Hasan is the first person without a public health graduate degree to be given the award. The award—which recognizes the significant global and domestic impact COPH […]

Dr. Anna Armstrong awarded 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 3, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Anna Armstrong, assistant professor. “Students who have nominated Dr. Armstrong think she […]

Pauline J. Rolle is honored with a 2019 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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Each year, in conjunction with National Public Health Week, the USF College of Public Health recognizes a select group of alumni for their exceptional service and dedication to the field of public health. These alumni are chosen for the distinction based on recommendations made by COPH faculty and their professional colleagues. This year, Dr. Pauline […]

COPH visiting professor studies factors influencing youth violence

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National Youth Violence Prevention Week is April 8-12 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Every day in this country, 13 young people are victims of a homicide. Nearly 33 percent of high school kids have been in a physical fight in the last year. Roughly 16 percent of high schoolers have carried […]