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New genomics micro-certificate coming this summer

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Want to be part of the next generation of scientists that tackle real-world problems like climate change, pandemics and disease prevention? The USF College of Public Health (COPH) genomics program is offering a new micro-certificate that provides professionals with a foundational understanding of the field of genomics and precision medicine […]

A is for advocacy: COPH students train middle/high schoolers in advocacy

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Dr. Karen Liller, a USF College of Public Health(COPH) professor and director of the college’s Activist Lab (which provides advocacy training, research and opportunities), teamed with Ellen Kent, coordinator of the USF Health Service Corps, and Activist Lab Student Advisory Board members to develop the Adopt-a-School Program for student advocacy. […]

Social justice + public health = a more diverse workforce

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) is introducing a new undergraduate pathway program, Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Scholar for Social Justice, starting July 11. Each year, 30 undergraduate students will be selected into this competitive program. They will complete a specially designed, intensive one-year curriculum that includes a […]

The COPH graduates 629 public health heroes

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“You leave us at the most tumultuous time in the past 100 years. Your educational journey was like no other. Almost two years ago we all pivoted almost overnight to fully remote learning. We asked you to help us, and you did. You modeled good behavior, followed all the rules […]

3 COPH undergrads receive top USF leadership awards

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Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate students were recently honored with two prestigious, university-wide leadership awards. Golden Bulls Kėdrine Gayle and Jataya Jackson received the Golden Bull Award. The award, presented by USF’s Student Success office, is given annually in the spring semester to undergraduate and graduate students […]

National Public Health Week is back in person after two virtual years

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During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW). It’s a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. To celebrate […]