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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’ […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

USF honors COPH professor with Women in Leadership and Philanthropy award

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Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) and Department of Anthropology alumna who is an assistant professor in the COPH, has been given a $5,000 Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) award from the USF Foundation, a group that connects the university with donors. Martinez Tyson […]

#GraduationGoals: Three COPH BSPH graduates earn a perfect 4.0 GPA

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Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduates receiving their bachelor degrees in public health (BSPH) were given the distinction of graduating as a King O’Neal Scholar. This is an honor given by the USF Alumni Association to students who finished their undergraduate careers with a perfect 4.0, the highest […]