Dr. Ellen Daley appointed chair of ASPPH’s research section

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Ellen Daley, professor and associate dean of research and practice, was selected as chair of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health’s (ASPPH) research section in September. Sections are the association’s professional development networks for senior faculty and staff with primary administrative responsibilities over academic affairs, finance […]

Deidre Orriola earns Hispanic Heritage Award

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Deidre Orriola, a USF College of Public Health alumna, faculty instructor II, health educator and lactation counselor, spent a week last year in hurricane-torn Puerto Rico as part of a collaborative disaster relief committee including members of USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center, and the public and private sector in Puerto Rico. In recognition of her […]

Natasha Kurji places in statewide pitch competition addressing mental health [VIDEO]

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Natasha Kurji placed as a finalist in the Florida Blue Health Innovation Pitch competition earning a $1,000 award. The sixth annual competition, held October in Orlando, Fla. at the GuideWell Innovation Center in Lake Nona Medical City, asked competitors to pitch solutions to support the treatment of anxiety […]

COPH undergraduate receives $5,000 educational grant

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Taneil Lee, a USF College of Public Health senior raised on the island of Grand Cayman, was awarded a $5,000 educational grant from Island Heritage Insurance. The grant is awarded annually to a Caymanian student enrolled at an accredited university on a full-time basis. According to Dawn McLean-Brady, a member of the educational grant committee, […]

Rachel Logan receives grant to study young black women’s family planning care

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Rachel Logan, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student in community and family health, has been awarded an Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant. The grant is funded by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund and the Society of Family Planning. It is open to those in graduate-level programs who focus on research […]

Undergrad Shawn Zamani completes NIH internship

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This summer USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Shawn Zamani worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., as an Amgen Scholar. The Amgen Scholars Program allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. Students benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate dean of academic and […]