Alumna Sydney Hendersen breaks into the field of infection prevention

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“As a completely online MPH program student, I was proud of myself that I could accomplish it while working full-time,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Sydney Hendersen. Born and raised in Loveland, Colo., Hendersen attended Colorado State University and earned her BS in microbiology in 2009 and then a BS in clinical laboratory […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]

Alumna Dr. Erika Arteaga-Cruz’s passion for more ‘collective health’

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The intersection of social justice and global health has always been a calling for USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Erika Arteaga-Cruz. In her role as the health projects officer for the Belgium Socialist Party Cooperation for Development-NGO in Quito, Ecuador, she fulfills her public health passion of working with indigenous groups and women […]

Elizabeth Dunn puts refugee health research into action

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The summer 2017 issue of USF Magazine features a series on members of the USF community who are engaged with the refugee community. What follows is a story highlighting the work of COPH alumna Elizabeth Dunn. Elizabeth Dunn, ’07, ’08 and MPH ‘11, is assistant to the director of the Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief, […]

COPH and MCH are the perfect match for Maria Huynh

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“What I love the most about public health is how interdisciplinary it is. Public health really encourages and promotes partnerships between so many different professions and organizations,” Maria Huynh said. “It’s really inspiring to know that people with different backgrounds and ideals can come together to work on an issue for the overall good.” Born […]

Senée Mobley + degree = new Peace Corps career

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“Because there is a lot of unnecessary suffering and premature death, the opportunity to find real solutions to major public health problems draws me to public health,” Senée Mobley said. Originally on a pre-med track, USF College of Public Health graduate Senée Mobley realized that public health’s preventative and population approaches to solving health problems […]

Alumna Adrianna Woltman flourishes as an industrial hygienist

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USF College of Public Health alumna Adrianna Woltman started her time as a MSPH student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) under difficult circumstances. She lost both her father and best friend unexpectedly, but she said she never lost sight of graduating thanks to the mentorship of her EOH professor Dr. Steven […]