35th anniversary spotlight: Newly revived Public Health Executive Leadership Program welcomes second cohort

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In 2018, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) resurrected its Public Health Executive Leadership Program, which had been dormant for 10 years. The program aims to bring rising leaders in the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) together to “collaborate and improve upon their own as well as their agency’s effectiveness,” said Dr. Marissa Levine, […]

Know an outstanding woman? Nominate her.

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health recognizes the contributions that women make to the field and honors them annually with the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award.  Nominations are currently being accepted for 2020. Over the past 27 years, the college honored women who served as an agent of collaboration, force […]

COPH uses VR technology to teach hurricane preparedness

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The USF College of Public Health has a new way of educating the community about hurricane preparedness through the use of virtual reality (VR) technology.   Carlos Montoya, instructional/multimedia developer at the COPH, came up with the idea of using a virtual realty simulation to prepare students and the community for a hurricane after watching […]

35th anniversary spotlight: Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Conference

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Last year, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) teamed with USF Health, the Morsani College of Medicine, the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and other USF entities to bring to life the first inaugural Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium.  The event was the brainchild of COPH “godfather” Sam Bell, who saw […]

Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano named visiting professor in Kazakhstan

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The adjustment abroad has been easy, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano. The associate professor of epidemiology, who has been with the COPH since 1999, is currently residing in Kazakhstan for a year-long appointment as a visiting professor at Nazarbayev University. “Public health is universal and we all in the field […]

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

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Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education Day, focusing on the opioid crisis and held Nov. 13. To a capacity crowd in the USF Marshall Student Center’s Oval Theatre, experts and advocates from across […]

Double your dollars and multiply your impact for COPH on Giving Tuesday

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In observance of Giving Tuesday, the USF College of Public Health presents a 24-hour online giving campaign dedicated to student scholarships.  Supporters of the college can make online gifts from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Strategically placed after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, Giving Tuesday coincides with the start of […]