New York Times Interviews USF Public Health Expert on Stillbirths

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April 1, 2008. University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Tampa Bay. Writers for the New York Times interviewed USF Faculty member Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, as a world expert on stillbirth for the April 1, 2008 article entitled “Seeking Answers to Stop Another Stillbirth”. The New York Times story appeared in the publication’s […]

Global health researchers share state of the art malaria expertise

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For more information on Public Health’s GHIDR team, click here. Two researchers from the College of Public Health’s Global Health Infectious Diseases Research team have recently written publications on the newest treatments for one of the oldest and still among the most prevalent scourges — malaria. Wilbur Milhous, PhD, professor of global health and associate […]

COPH Dean helps tackle India's challenge of traffic fatalities

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Public Health Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, is USF’s representative to the Indo-U.S. Joint Collaboration in Environment and Occupational Health. College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, recently returned from intensive meetings in India, where she helped tackle the challenge of reducing fatalities from traffic accidents. With the world’s highest rate of road fatalities, India’s […]

Public health researchers lead battle against insect-borne infectious diseases

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The USF College of Public Health’s Global Health Infectious Diseases Research Team is, l to r, Tom Unnasch, Wil Milhous, Dennis Kyle, John Adams and Alberto van Olphen. They all begin with a painless bite from a tiny blood-sucking insect – malaria, West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, leishmaniasis, filariasis. If infection takes hold, the […]

Chiles Center Marks 10 Years and Largest Gift Ever to USF College of Public Health

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It sits on a sprawling, metropolitan college campus. Outside, you’re greeted by swaying palm trees and dancing rays of sunlight bouncing off huge glass windows. It is unmistakably Florida. What happens inside is even more impressive! For ten years the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies has been changing the lives […]