Thanks for helping students put their passion into practice

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Public Health Thank You Day is November 20th. The USF College of Public Health, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, Research!America and leading public health organizations, is celebrating public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all people and all communities. Public Health Thank You Day is the […]

The night belonged to USF

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Without question, Monday, Nov. 6 was a memorable night for the USF College of Public Health. More than 100 current and aspiring Bull public health professionals were in Atlanta for the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. They spent the early part of the day presenting their research, leading roundtable discussions, and learning from peers […]

Dr. Russell Kirby is president-elect of American College of Epidemiology

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Russell Kirby, distinguished university health professor, has been elected president-elect of the American College of Epidemiology. Kirby, who is also a Marrell Endowed Chair in the Department of Community and Family Health, joined the ACE in 1993 as a member and was promoted to Fellow in 1996. The […]

New FPQC initiative aims to increase vaginal deliveries

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) at the USF College of Public Health has launched a new statewide project aimed at reducing primary cesarean section deliveries in low-risk first-time mothers. “This is an important maternal health issue for Florida mothers and babies as we have one of the highest cesarean rates in the nation,” said […]

Nominate-a-Bull for COPH alumni award, deadline Dec. 1

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To date, the USF College of Public Health has recognized 31 alumni with significant impact in public health. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Class of 2018. “During the process of soliciting and reviewing nominations for 2015 it became clear that the Outstanding Alumni Awards should be an annual event recognizing our more than […]

PhD student Stacey Griner addresses oral health literacy

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month “There is very little research about dental and oral health among college students and on university campuses,” Stacey Griner said. “So I decided to use my training in dental hygiene to learn more about the dental needs of students and identify areas that can be improved.” Griner, a registered […]

Bulls Unite with COPH at APHA

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It’s APHA. It’s Atlanta. It’s time! Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Nov. 4-8. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.” Network with us. On Monday, Nov. 6, alumni, students, faculty and friends […]