Ryan Graydon examines water sustainability in the Dominican Republic

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 USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Graydon is conducting his international field experience in the Dominican Republic with the Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology (IMPA) at the Santo Domingo Independent University (UASD). Graydon, earning his MPH from the Department of Global Health, said he hopes to identify waterborne pathogens of One Health significance […]

Isabella Chan earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan has been selected as a recipient of the PEO’s Scholar Award, which she says will allow her to focus more completely on her dissertation work in Peru. Chan was 100 out 738 nominees selected to receive the $15,000 award for the 2017-2018 academic year. “The PEO […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak: Consumers beware of privacy risks in DNA genetic testing

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If you send a saliva sample to 23andMe, a private DNA genetic testing and analysis company, to learn more about your risk for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or your ancestry, you should also be aware of how your personal information could be shared, according to Dr. Katherine Drabiak. Drabiak, a JD and assistant professor in the USF […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Chiles Center Symposium highlights recent work in community and family health

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies strives to integrate and apply the best in evidence-based research, education, practice, and service to promote optimal health and well-being across the life-course. Faculty, staff and students disseminated their findings through the Chiles Center Symposium held in April, featuring […]

USF represented at the 31st International Papillomavirus in South Africa

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The International Papillomavirus Society hosted the 31st International Papillomavirus conference in South Africa in March, showcasing the latest research in HPV related topics from researchers and experts from around the world. This conference aims to facilitate research on human and animal papillomaviruses and their associated diseases, and to promote the translation of research results into new […]