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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 […]

Dr. William Sappenfield receives March of Dimes service award

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. William M. Sappenfield, director of the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) and Chiles Center, has been named the recipient of the March of Dimes Florida Chapter’s 2019 Lawton Chiles Service Award. The award recognizes an individual whose work has positively influenced the advancement of […]

A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

There’s an app for that! Incubation Hub uses technology to solve public health issues

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What do USF College of Public Health (COPH) students feel they need to help them make more of an impact in public health? It’s a question that was addressed to members of the COPH’s Incubation Hub, a group of students, staff and faculty working together to find solutions to today’s […]

Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano named visiting professor in Kazakhstan

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The adjustment abroad has been easy, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano. The associate professor of epidemiology, who has been with the COPH since 1999, is currently residing in Kazakhstan for a year-long appointment as a visiting professor at Nazarbayev University. “Public health is universal and […]

Three COPH students present posters at APHA annual meeting

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Each year the 117 chapters of Delta Omega, a public health student honor society, can nominate one undergraduate and two graduate students from their respective schools to present posters at the APHA annual meeting. This year all three USF College of Public Health students nominated were selected. According to the […]