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 […]

Attend “Public Health Day” at the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 67th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida on March 28-31 at a special negotiated rate.

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Public Health Day Registration Public Health Day Sessions The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) will convene the 67th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida on March 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  The theme of the meeting is “Global Insecurities and Global Solutions for the 21st Century.”   The College of Public Health has partnered with […]

The International Health Service Collaborative’s trip to the Dominican Republic was a great success!

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According to Komal D’Souza, Vice-President for COPH – IHSC, MPH candidate, “Students from all four USF Health disciplines worked alongside the local community members and we all had the opportunity to learn from each others experiences.” Traveling to El Seibo in eastern Dominican Republic, IHSC helped initiate several sustainable health projects to benefit the village […]