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New year brings new changes to the COPH

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December is a month of endings and beginnings on college campuses. Last December, in addition to graduating 263 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, the USF College of Public Health said goodbye to three longtime faculty, Drs. Barbara Orban, Kate Wolfe-Quintero and Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano, along with staff member, Mary Johnson. “We have been fortunate […]

Graduate student Linh Truong awarded AUPHA Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health master’s in health administration (MHA) student Linh Truong was awarded the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster G. McGaw Scholarship this past November. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. Scholarship funds are […]

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 […]

Campus Food Waste Recovery Project co-led by COPHers earns USF Student Success Team Collaboration award

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Up to 40 percent of food that is produced in the U.S. goes to waste and it’s impacting our health, according to USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Whitney Fung Uy. She’s the principal investigator of an interdisciplinary USF student effort to take food waste on campus and turn it into […]

March Of Dimes Recognizes USF Health Perinatal Epidemiologist Dr. Russell Kirby

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Russell Kirby, PhD, recently received the Paula Ransom Volunteer Partner Award from the March of Dimes. Kirby is a perinatal epidemiologist and a USF Health Distinguished Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF Health College of Public Health. The award celebrates “an individual whose commitment to the volunteer/staff partnership […]

Health equity strategist and COPH DrPH student Shara Wesley receives prestigious 40 Under 40 award

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For the last 24 years, the staff at Georgia Trend has selected some of the state’s “best and brightest” for inclusion in its 40 Under 40 award. This year, one of those 40 includes Shara Wesley, a health equity strategist who will receive her DrPH degree in advanced practice leadership […]

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 […]

Dr. Kay Perrin publishes second edition of textbook

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Jones and Bartlett Learning, a leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary and professional markets, recently published the second edition of “Principles of Planning, Evaluation, and Research for Health Care Programs.” The textbook, updated since its first publishing in 2014, was written by Dr. […]