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Pandemic spreads surge of interest in public health programs

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Another thing also spreading during the pandemic is an interest in public health. The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has seen a record increase in student applications to many of its degree programs.   And, interest in public health programs is also being experienced nationally, according to David Hogeboom, […]

New year brings new changes to the COPH

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December is a month of endings and beginnings on college campuses. Last December, in addition to graduating 263 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, the USF College of Public Health said goodbye to three longtime faculty, Drs. Barbara Orban, Kate Wolfe-Quintero and Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano, along with staff member, Mary Johnson. “We have been fortunate […]

DrPH students play key roles in COVID-19 operations across the globe

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The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings. Traditionally, the program is taught through a hybrid format of primarily distance-learning courses and three, five day on-campus institutes, but COVID-19 […]

Florida Blue Supports USF Epidemiologist’s Innovative Efforts to Track COVID-19

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University of South Florida College of Public Health Professor Edwin Michael’s arrival on campus coincided with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, giving an innovative system he’d built to track and predict disease outbreaks its debut amid a global crisis with severe statewide implications. Now, the pandemic forecasting system has […]

New normal means new volunteerism for students

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USF College of Public Health students have not let the “new normal” stop them from volunteering and providing services to the community. ETA Sigma Gamma (ESG), the National Health Education Honorary open to graduate students within the COPH focusing on health education and undergrads with a minor in public health, […]

Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe honored for advocating for firefighter health and safety

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As an emergency responder and infection control officer with Pasco County Fire Rescue (PCFR) for the past 17 years, Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe said she will always keep certain calls close to her heart. “You interact with people on their worst days and also see the best of humanity in action,” […]