CDC names Dr. Janice Zgibor an associate editor of journal

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently named Dr. Janice Zgibor an associate editor of the journal Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD). Zgibor is a USF College of Public Health (COPH) epidemiology professor and director of its DrPH program. Her term began in September and will end in 2023. PCD is a peer-reviewed, CDC-sponsored […]

Dr. Heewon Gray honored with professional achievement award

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During the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference in Orlando this past July, SNEB partnered with the Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN) to present USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Heewon Gray with the 2019 SNEB-KSCN Professional Achievement Award. In 2011 SNEB entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the KSCN. […]

Rising and shining: Seven COPH faculty members climb the ranks

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In 2019, a record number of USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty were promoted, some with tenure. “Promotions and tenure only happen when significant accomplishments have been achieved,” said Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the COPH. “This has been the biggest year we ever had in terms of promotions. And that’s because we continue […]

COPH professors testify on Capitol Hill

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Two USF College of Public Health faculty members traveled to the Capitol area to provide input on their various areas of expertise. Dr. Kevin Kip, distinguished USF Health professor, served on the FDA Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee and Dr. Thomas Bernard, professor of occupational health, gave his testimony at […]

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 […]