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 […]

Isabella Chan earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan has been selected as a recipient of the PEO’s Scholar Award, which she says will allow her to focus more completely on her dissertation work in Peru. Chan was 100 out 738 nominees selected to receive the $15,000 award for the 2017-2018 academic year. “The PEO […]

COPH panel discusses proposed changes in health care

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Faculty from the USF College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management took part in a community health care action summit hosted by the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative and sponsored by the Foundation for Healthy St. Petersburg on May 19. The summit discussed the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and some implications […]

Alumna Melissa Schreiber soars for study abroad

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USF College of Public Health alumna Melissa Schreiber is using her public health knowledge and passion to educate her students at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. She later earned her MS in molecular biology and microbiology in 2008 at the University of Central Florida. While earning her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, she was introduced […]

Alumna Nancy Lashway’s passion for dietetics and public health

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USF College of Public Health alumna Nancy Lashway’s key ingredients for success combine her passion for public health and healthy eating. As a clinical dietitian working for more than 30 years in the health care field for hospitals like Forsyth Memorial Hospital in Salem, N.C., and Bayfront Medical Center in St. Pete, Fla., she said […]