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COPH students present research at the 2020 National Ryan White Conference

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USF College of Public Health students Hunter Drake and Alexandra Cario presented their research at the 2020 National Ryan White Conference, which was held virtually in August due to COVID-19. This conference, which celebrated “30 Years of Innovating Care, Optimizing Public Health, Ending the HIV Epidemic,” focused on all the […]

What’s it like working at a testing lab during a pandemic? Two USF public health students/lab scientists give an inside look

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Jeremy Corrigan, a molecular biologist, has managed the public health laboratory in Northern California’s rural Humboldt County since 2010.  Pre COVID-19, Corrigan—a USF College of Public Health DrPH candidate in the online public health and clinical laboratory science and practice program—and his small staff did your run-of-the-mill testing and tracking. […]

USF researchers study the effectiveness of innovative pooled testing method for COVID-19

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More than 300 University of South Florida student-athletes and USF Athletics staff members are participating in a feasibility study of the effectiveness of pooled testing for COVID-19, led by researchers from USF Health. The study is one of several university initiatives being implemented to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Each […]

Students flip to virtual experiential learning

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USF College of Public Health students have continued to find ways to achieve their experiential growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students have shown perseverance and resilience in their shift to virtual experiential learning,” said Somer Burke, alumna and assistant director of experiential learning at the USF COPH. “Without any […]

USF community enhances its collaboration with the Florida Department of Health to combat COVID-19

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Nearly 100 USF students and faculty members are assisting the state of Florida in addressing the continuing need for contact tracers. When many started volunteering with the Florida Department of Health in March, there were fewer than 500 daily new cases. That number has grown exponentially, with Florida recently averaging 10,000 new […]