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Dr. Joe Bohn honored with 2021 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 7, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement […]

USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen earns “She Stepped Up” Award [VIDEO]

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dean Donna Petersen is one of six women across Florida who earned the American Council of Education (ACE) Women’s Network “She Stepped Up Award: Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership in Facing 2020’s Unprecedented Challenges.”  The ACE Women’s Network is a national network that supports women in […]

Public health undergrad Kédrine Gayle wins USF Pageant

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) junior Kédrine Gayle is the winner of the USF Pageant. The annual pageant, which is hosted by the USF Center for Student Involvement, aims to support USF students and foster an environment of representation, belonging and community. “Apart from my amazing friends encouraging me […]

Dr. Karen Liller joins leadership team of USF’s Center for Justice Research and Policy

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Karen Liller, an expert in injury prevention, has taken on a leadership role in the university’s new Center for Justice Research and Policy (CJRP).  The interdisciplinary, collaborative center, launched in January, is devoted to the study of social and criminal justice issues around […]

Dr. Ben Jacob receives $25,000 grant for research on AI technology and mosquito control

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Dr. Ben Jacob, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) research assistant professor, has received a $25,000 grant from the Joy McCann Foundation, a Tampa-based nonprofit charitable organization. The money will be used to research the use of artificial intelligence and drones in the fight against mosquito larvae in Hillsborough […]

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 […]

Student Karen Ruiz-Ayala awarded 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate student Karen Ruiz-Ayala was awarded the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Scholarship by the USF Black Alumni Society on January 15 during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Dedication Luncheon. The MLK Scholarship was established to recognize and assist a USF […]