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COPH alum—and now faculty member—nominated to MCH editorial board

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Many graduates of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) move on to distinguished and successful careers in all parts of the country and world, providing a fantastic opportunity for the college to expand its reach and influence. Others find meaningful and important work close to home. And still others […]

Partnership with a purpose: Health administration students team with community to exchange ideas, gain experience

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“It’s easy to open up a business—anyone can do that,” said Bradley Herremans, CEO of Suncoast Community Health Centers. “Now try keeping it open for the next 20 years. That’s the challenge.” And so began a meeting late one January afternoon at Suncoast’s Brandon facility, one of the organization’s eight […]

Graduate student Sharonda Lovett is a 21st century scholar

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Sharonda Lovett was awarded the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 21st Century Student Scholarship. Through SOPHE’s Campaign for the 21st Century: Building SOPHE’s Future, the scholarship supports full-time undergraduate and graduate students interested in attending SOPHE’s fall summit or annual spring conference. […]

Save the date: This year’s MCHSO symposium will address children with special needs

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USF College of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) will hold its 11th annual symposium on Friday, March 6, in the USF Health Lehigh Valley Health Network Auditorium. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and […]

DrPH candidate Daniel Baker presents poster at APHA

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Daniel Baker, a USF College of Public Health (COPH)DrPH candidate in the advanced practice leadership program, was one of 10 poster presenters in the disaster preparedness category at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, held in November in Philadelphia. Baker’s poster, “Implementation of Closed Point of Dispensing Sites […]

Two thumbs up: Former COPH student uses vlog to increase public health awareness

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As a USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate, Aaron Wiggins was used to the usual onslaught of questions about his field of study. What’s public health? And why should I care about the health of anyone but myself and my loved ones? As a way to increase public awareness […]

Policy change + healthier food options = Fun Bites

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While community recreational facilities offer plenty of options for physical activity and getting healthy, the snacks offered at concession stands and vending machines are anything but that, often loaded with fats, salt and sugar.  That’s where public health and social marketing step in. The USF College of Public Health has used […]

Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong is Professional Member At-Large for National Eta Sigma Gamma

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Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong, USF College of Public Health assistant professor, has been selected as a Professional Member At-Large on the national board for National Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG), a national health education honorary. “Your experience and the fact that you have and continue to be a highly regarded faculty sponsor and health education […]