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Four COPH alumni publish paper on infertility struggles among college students

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While fertility is a widely studied public health issue, infertility among college students is rarely examined. Most research on fertility among college students focuses on pregnancy prevention. Often seen as hyper-fertile, many women in graduate studies struggling with fertility issues are left to suffer in silence. Four former USF College […]

COPH alum Dr. Aldenise Ewing is lead author of article examining barriers to colorectal cancer screening

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Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) covers colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) procedures that can catch colorectal cancer early, when it’s most treatable, there are disparities in utilization rates.  Dr. Aldenise Ewing, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) […]

Presenter, speaker, chair: Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz takes on variety of roles at ASTMH meeting

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The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) held its annual meeting recently and USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz took full part in it. The ASTMH is the largest international scientific organization of experts that, according to its website, “is dedicated to reducing the […]

Alumna Kathleen Cunningham selected as an ASPPH/NHTSA public health fellow

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USF College of Public Health alumna Kathleen Cunningham has been selected to the ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship for the 2020-2021 year at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (DOT) in Washington, DC. Her appointment began in September. The fellowship is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of […]

COPH Alumni Society receives USFAA honor

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) Alumni Society received an honorable mention for most-improved group at this year’s USF Alumni Academy and Group Excellence Awards, held virtually in August. The Group Excellence Awards, presented annually by the USF Alumni Association (USFAA), “recognize the hard work, creativity and initiative of […]

Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe honored for advocating for firefighter health and safety

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As an emergency responder and infection control officer with Pasco County Fire Rescue (PCFR) for the past 17 years, Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe said she will always keep certain calls close to her heart. “You interact with people on their worst days and also see the best of humanity in action,” […]