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A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]