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In remembrance of Alena Frey

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The endowed WLP/Alena Eftihia Frey Memorial Scholarship has been established in her memory through the generosity of friends and family USF College of Public Health alumna Alena Frey’s passion for public health was evident during her tenure as an undergraduate student. While working toward earning her bachelor’s degree in public […]

DrPH student Michael Perry receives two APHL awards

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Each year the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) presents awards to those who, according to the group’s website, have made “outstanding achievements in laboratory science.” At a virtual ceremony held in June, Michael Perry, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) DrPH candidate in public health and clinical laboratory […]

Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative celebrates 10 years of advancing the health of mothers and infants (VIDEO)

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), housed in the USF College of Public Health’s Chiles Center, has been on a mission of making sure Florida’s infants and mothers receive the highest quality health care and outcomes for the last decade. Some improvements hospitals have made because of the FPQC’s efforts […]

Salt reduction research leads to WHO collaboration to develop virtual social marketing workforce development training programs

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“To tackle current health challenges effectively, it’s critical to create a public health workforce that is able to tap into a wide range of innovative approaches and social marketing is one of these,” said Dr. Mahmooda Khaliq Pasha, assistant professor of social marketing and associate director of the WHO Collaborating […]

What’s it like having COVID-19? One COPHer describes firsthand experience

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Azzam Albashir, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) health sciences major, was enjoying his spring break in Canada when COVID-19 brought the world to its knees. Albashir and his traveling companion decided to cut their visit short, before borders were closed, and head home to the United Arab Emirates […]