Get ready Class of 2018!

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“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said Dean Donna Petersen. On Thursday, […]

Four COPH students earn prestigious USF Golden Bull Award

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Each year the University of South Florida student affairs office recognizes twenty undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the “spirit of USF.” The Golden Bull Awards are presented during the spring semester to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who have demonstrated leadership experience both on campus and off. This year’s program held […]

Alumnus Dr. Jason Salemi elected president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network

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Dr. Jason Salemi’s passion for birth defects prevention is not going unnoticed. Salemi, USF College of Public Health alumnus and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the 2018 president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), a not-for-profit organization maintaining a national network of state and population-based programs for birth […]

USF joins community partners to strengthen anti-human trafficking efforts

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The workshop brought together USF students and researchers, community advocates and law enforcement to brainstorm about best ways to unite efforts For 16 years of her childhood Connie Rose endured incest, was exploited and sex trafficked – all at the hands of a serial sex offender who was her father. “I was a daughter for […]

Wilbur Milhous’ infectious passion for infectious disease

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The time has come for former USF College of Public Health Department of Global Health professor Dr. Wilbur Milhous to retire, but he won’t be sitting still for too long. Although his retirement from the COPH began August 6, Milhous has still been active in academia, teaching part-time at Clemson University. He’s also spending time with […]

Peace Corps volunteer Ruth Sanon reports from Cameroon

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Ruth Sanon is serving as a Peace Corps (PC) volunteer in Cameroon where she recently took part in a week long ‘HIV Boot Camp.’ The boot camp, according to Sanon, allowed PC volunteers to present and exchange best practices, learn about the evolving nature of the HIV pandemic, […]

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in global disaster management and humanitarian […]