COPH gets lucky in Philadelphia

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From the film festival to Delta Omega to a fun night out, the USF College of Public Health’s presence at the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo was a trifecta! Bulls descended on Philadelphia from Nov. 2-6. This year’s annual meeting marked the third time in the college’s history that a video […]

Three COPH students present posters at APHA annual meeting

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Each year the 117 chapters of Delta Omega, a public health student honor society, can nominate one undergraduate and two graduate students from their respective schools to present posters at the APHA annual meeting. This year all three USF College of Public Health students nominated were selected. According to the Delta Omega website, the Student […]

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 […]

COPH professor assists sustainability efforts in Sierra Leone

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Sustainability and environmental protection are hot topics in the world of public health. Combating climate change and cultivating more sustainable habitats are crucial to populations now and in the future. In August, Dr. Foday Jaward, a COPH associate professor specializing in environmental chemistry and ambient air quality, attended the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Global Programming […]

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. […]

Undergraduate Aubrey Selamu-Bell helps provide clean drinking water in Ghana

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Aubrey Selamu-Bell, a University of South Florida College of Public Health undergraduate student, is one of 15 USF students chosen to take part in a three-year project aiming to improve water sanitation efforts in Ghana. The project, NSF-IRES: Water and Sanitation Research in Ghana, is an interdisciplinary project allowing graduate and undergraduate students from STEM, […]

Health sciences program finds new home at USF COPH

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Have you noticed more students in the lobby and walking around the halls of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) lately? If so, don’t worry―your mind isn’t playing tricks on you. This semester marks the first in which an influx of new faculty, staff and students from the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences […]