HOOOOOOW DO YOU MEASURE A YEAR!?

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Samantha Spedoske, a COPH Peace Corps Master’s International student, recently finished the first year of her two-year Peace Corps service. The following are excerpts from Sami’s blog about her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa. The last year has not been what I expected, but whatever is? Adjusting to food, fetching water, […]

Department of Global Health Alumni Tackle Guinea Worm in South Sudan

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Continuing a strong tradition at USF, two more alumni of the Global Health Department are serving as Technical Advisors for South Sudan’s Guinea Worm Eradication Program.  Dale Watson, MPH and Andrew Romaner, MPH have been contracted by The Carter Center, to provide technical and organizational leadership in the Eastern Equatorial State.  This state may be […]

Spend Spring Break in Panama as you earn academic credit!

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  In this new program, COPH undergraduates will learn about the Panamanian health system through a series of on-campus lectures and a Spring Break trip to Panama. During the trip, students will visit health services providers and public health organizations in and around Panama City, and they will also spend one day at an international […]

USF Health International Distinguished Lecture Series: Spinal Disorders, the Neglected International Crisis, 7:00pm, Monday, January 9, 2012, at the Patel Center for Global Solutions

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  Spinal disorders can be the cause of crippling burdens in many parts of the developing world, especially in rural communities where access to treatment for spinal disorders is limited and often not available at all. It has been estimated that approximately 70 percent of the population in developing countries suffer from some sort of […]

USF Health International Foundation hosted recent trip to the City of Knowledge

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  The USF Health International Foundation recently hosted Dr. Kiki Caruson, Assistant Vice President for Research, Innovation and Global Affairs, Dr. Rachel May, Director of the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Dr. Mario Hernandez, Chair of the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and […]

Greetings from Folashade Osibanjo serving in Zambia

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  We recently received an update from COPH Peace Corps Master’s International student, Folashade Osibanjo, currently serving in Zambia. Please read on to learn more about Folashade’s Peace Corps assignment. “I am currently serving as a Peace Corps CHIP (Community Health Improvement Project) Volunteer at Nsadzu Rural Health Center in Chadiza District, in the Eastern […]