USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees [VIDEO]

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They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health is coming to the rescue of these beloved sea creatures, still listed as a “threatened” species. The USF Health college is training veterinary physicians through innovative research […]

Two students will present at Delta Omega Poster Session

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USF College of Public Health students, Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani, have been selected to represent the University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is […]

Ryan Graydon examines water sustainability in the Dominican Republic

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 USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Graydon is conducting his international field experience in the Dominican Republic with the Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology (IMPA) at the Santo Domingo Independent University (UASD). Graydon, earning his MPH from the Department of Global Health, said he hopes to identify waterborne pathogens of One Health significance […]

Isabella Chan earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan has been selected as a recipient of the PEO’s Scholar Award, which she says will allow her to focus more completely on her dissertation work in Peru. Chan was 100 out 738 nominees selected to receive the $15,000 award for the 2017-2018 academic year. “The PEO […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak: Consumers beware of privacy risks in DNA genetic testing

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If you send a saliva sample to 23andMe, a private DNA genetic testing and analysis company, to learn more about your risk for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or your ancestry, you should also be aware of how your personal information could be shared, according to Dr. Katherine Drabiak. Drabiak, a JD and assistant professor in the USF […]

Bulls Unite in Orlando at Florida Public Health Association conference

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 26-28. This year’s theme is “The Power of Collaboration.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 26, noon – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for alumni and public health partners.  Randall […]

Post-doctoral scholar Dr. Takudzwa Sayi receives Gates Foundation grant

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The USF College of Public Health announced on June 15 that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Dr. Takudzwa Sayi, a post-doctoral scholar in the Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence in Education, Practice, and Science in the Department of Community and Family Health, will […]

New leadership appointed as research and practice dean

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In May, Dr. Wilbur Milhous, director for the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research and professor in the Department of Global Health,  transitioned out of his role as associate dean for research and passed the baton on to Dr. Ellen Daley, currently the associate dean for translational research and practice and professor in the Department […]