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KidCare Program Gets Boost from Statewide Outreach Campaign

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CFO Alex Sink and state agencies join forces with community groups and businesses to reach families with uninsured children         TALLAHASSEE – Several state agencies are distributing thousands of KidCare enrollment applications and information materials at community events across Florida in an effort to reach families with uninsured children. As families attend Back-to-School events and community immunization fairs, they are being greeted by state employees and agency leaders promoting KidCare, the state-subsidized health insurance program for children 18 and under.        To demonstrate this commitment to community outreach, Florida Chief […]

The Florida Public Health Association held its 2007 Annual Educational Conference in Tampa, July 29-August 4.

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The College of Public Health was well represented during the FPHA meeting. Dean Donna Petersen introduced Dr. Maria Jose Francois, who gave the address at the luncheon sponsored by the College. The title of Dr. Francois’ address was: A Public Health Leader’s Journey. She received the College’s 2007 Public Health Woman of the Year award. Dr. Charles Mahan spoke at a workshop on national accreditation of local and state health departments. Dr. Jeanine Coreil provided a session on the “Organizational Culture of Public Health Practice.” Dr. Lisa Brown, from FMHI […]

COPH offers new dual degree with Stetson Law!

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Innovative educational opportunities continue at USF Health as its College of Public Health partners with Stetson University College of Law to offer a MPH/JD dual degree. “We are excited that our college and Stetson College of Law could pave the way for these exciting endeavors,” said Karen Liller, PhD, associate […]

Learning by experience in Panama

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“Today we’re so much wiser!” Betty Castor (at right at the Panama Canal) said in describing the international work in which she’s involved as Executive Director of the Patel Center for Global Solutions.  “We have to listen and learn and work together on our mutual interests.” She recently visited Panama, […]