USF names Deanne Miranda Cornette the 2018 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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On April 4, Deanne Miranda Cornette, MHA, GPC, joined a group of professionals as the 2018 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health in a ceremony at the USF College of Public Health. Initiated by USF in 1988, nominations are solicited from public health practitioners across the state. The COPH bestows the award each year to […]

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National observance celebrates the ways public health rocks!

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health held a weeklong celebration to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 2-8. Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full week of April and is organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a government-based professional organization for public health professionals that […]

FUSE program guides transfer students to USF

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The USF College of Public Health has joined a university-wide effort to assist prospective community college and state college students as they transition to USF. USF’s FUSE program promotes degree completion for students transferring from local colleges to the USF System. Students admitted to FUSE are guaranteed admission to USF if they earn their associates […]

COPH to engage in national design and health research consortium

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Faculty from USF’s COPH and Florida Center for Community Design and Research will focus on Tampa Bay area projects integrating public health and community design Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) and the Florida Center for Community Design & Research (FCCDR), part of USF’s School of Architecture and Community […]

Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

Candice Whitely helps women sew their futures

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Candice Whitely became increasingly aware of the discipline of public health while working with Doctors without Borders in South Sudan as a nurse practitioner. “We were treating a malaria epidemic and I learned first-hand the importance of disease monitoring and surveillance, as it is the trigger point for […]

Michelle Lyman takes her global health passion to Nicaragua

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Michelle Lyman, an MD and MPH student, spends week providing medical services to women in Cedro Galán as part of USF Health Nicaragua’s Manna Project International It’s one thing to study public health. It’s another to live and breathe it for a week in a community with limited access to even basic medical services, where […]

MCHSO spring symposium focuses on reproductive justice

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Think of reproductive justice and you might think of the right to contraception or abortion. And without a doubt, the term does include those things—yet so much more—say the organizers, speakers and panelists who presided at the 9th Annual Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) Symposium entitled “Reproductive Justice: It’s More Than Just a […]