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COPH celebrates the NPHW awards ceremony virtually

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More than twenty-five years ago, the American Public Health Association (APHA) sponsored its first National Public Health Week (NPHW) to honor those working tirelessly (and often behind the scenes) to improve the public’s health. The USF College of Public Health followed suit, recognizing their own hardworking students, faculty, alumni, staff and other […]

Dean Donna Petersen teams with USF Ombuds Office to organize USF Respectful Responders program

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Those in the USF community who have been on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic have been understandably concerned about how compliant students, faculty and staff would be with the university’s face mask mandate.  To allay fears and to ensure constructive conflict engagement, USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna […]

Global Health Begins at Home: MCHSO Hosts Virtual Symposium

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) at the USF College of Public Health (COPH) held its 12th annual symposium on March 4-5. The MCHSO serves as a forum for all students interested in maternal and child health issues. This annual event aims to bring students, faculty, staff and […]

Run family violence out of Tampa Bay with the COPH

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) hosts a virtual 5K, “Run Family Violence Out of Tampa Bay,” benefiting the USF Harrell Center. The event takes place from April 17-18, 2021 and is sponsored by Lennar Homes. Proceeds benefit community-academic projects addressing family violence. The Harrell Center serves as an […]

USF community demonstrates critical leadership in year-long response to COVID-19

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The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a spirit of perseverance, collaboration and community partnership, despite the emotional and often taxing circumstances that have become part of many daily lives. […]

Pandemic spreads surge of interest in public health programs

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Another thing also spreading during the pandemic is an interest in public health. The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has seen a record increase in student applications to many of its degree programs.   And, interest in public health programs is also being experienced nationally, according to David Hogeboom, […]

Celebrate NPHW virtually with the COPH

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) 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 (virtually) and get involved today! Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full […]