Doctoral student Angelia Sanders named vice chair of ICTC [VIDEO]

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Angelia Sanders, an MPH graduate of the USF College of Public Health and current DrPH student, said she wants her life legacy to be about helping others.    From her early beginnings with the U.S. Peace Corps working among rural communities in Kenya to address HIV, to her current focus on neglected tropical diseases with […]

James Taylor and Carletta Hagins-Hughes earn Quiet Quality awards

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USF College of Public Health staff members James Taylor and Carletta Hagins-Hughes were recipients of the 2019 Quiet Quality Awards. Sponsored by the USF Staff Senate, the Quiet Quality awards are given to staff who have demonstrated professional traits beyond their basic job duties, such as displaying a courteous attitude, being a team-player, and exhibiting resourcefulness. […]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs legislation at USF that enhances treatment options for veterans suffering from PTSD

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A long-time effort at USF to strengthen alternative treatment options for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries has gained additional support from the Florida Legislature. Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (HB 501) at the USF Office for Veteran Success, instructing the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs to partner with USF […]

Recent COPH graduate accepts Yale post-doc fellowship

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There hasn’t been a lot of downtime for Malinee Neelamegam. In May, she received her PhD in epidemiology from the USF College of Public Health (COPH). Shortly after, she left for Malaysia, where she’s from, to begin work as a post-doc fellow with the Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) program, funded by the National Institutes […]

Dr. Jaime Corvin receives 2019 ASPPH Teaching Excellence Award

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Recognized as a “consummate educator, coach and champion” by Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), Dr. Jaime Corvin was recently honored with the Teaching Excellence Award presented by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). Each year, one faculty member who teaches full time in an ASPPH-member […]

Doctoral student Whitney Fung earns prestigious Golden Bull Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Whitney Fung was one of 15 students presented with the 2019 Golden Bull Award at the annual Celebration of Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 16. The Golden Bull Award is one of USF’s highest honors given annually to undergraduate and graduate students who encompass the spirit of USF […]

Dr. Tom Unnasch is named 2019 Distinguished University Professor

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Dr. Tom Unnasch, the strategic area lead of Global and Planetary Health in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) was recently named a USF Distinguished University Professor. According to the website of the USF Office of the Provost, Dr. Ralph Wilcox, the award “recognizes senior faculty members who have distinguished themselves among their peers, […]

Dr. Tricia Penniecook joins national effort to address health inequities in chronic diseases

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To prevent diabetes USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Tricia Penniecook says we must start “upstream.” Penniecook, vice dean for education and faculty affairs, is currently serving a one-year term as a fellow of the National Leadership Academy for the Public Health’s (NLAPH) cohort 8. Each year, the NLAPH chooses cohorts of leaders from across […]