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Dr. Stacy Grundy works to improve health equity, remember Black history

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Dr. Stacy Grundy, who received her DrPH in 2020 from the USF College of Public Health (COPH), got her first introduction to public health as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she majored in human nutrition.  “My entire worldview changed that day.” During her sophomore year, […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

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The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans and some animals, today announced that USF Health, at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, Fla., will serve as GVN’s Southeast United States Regional Headquarters. USF Health is the first regional […]

The nurse practitioner will see you now: COPH grad opens her own medical practice

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) alum Dr. Stasha-Gae Roberts was commissioned as an Army nurse for four years after earning her bachelor of science in nursing. She was stationed in Augusta, Ga., taking care of active duty personnel, their families, veterans and visiting dignitaries. The Jamaica native, who found […]

Alumna Mary Hill’s mission is to provide women with safe reproductive health resources

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) alumna Mary Hill was initially introduced to public health during an undergraduate class about community health. It sparked an interest in how preventative efforts can improve health outcomes. Hill received her bachelor of science degree in health services administration from the University of Central […]

Health sciences advisor Gina Marshall earns Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Gina Marshall, a health sciences academic advisor, has earned an Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. The award, sponsored by the USF Office of the Provost, aims to recognize the important role advisors play in promoting undergraduate student success. Marshall is one of six recipients from […]

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 […]