Dr. Jodi Ray, Principal Investigator for Florida Covering Kids & Families, at the Rhea and Lawton Chiles Center receives million dollar grant from CMS

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the Lawton Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, was awarded a two-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 18th, 2011. This proposal entitled Increasing CHIP and Medicaid Enrollment Through a School-Based Systemic […]

Kyle and Manetsch Receive New R01 from NIAID for Antimalarial Drug Discovery

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Dr. Dennis Kyle (Global Health) and Dr. Roman Manetsch (Chemistry) have been awarded a new multiple PI five year R01 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The project entitled “Validation of New Antimalarial Leads” was awarded under the RFA for NIAID Partnerships with Product Development Public-Private Partnerships. The total award of […]

Second Clinical Research Diplomado Begins in Panama

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  On August 16th, the USF Health International Foundation launched the Second Clinical Research Diplomado in Panama with over 60 enrolled professionals. The diplomado, a postgraduate certificate course, was organized in affiliation with the City of Knowledge, the Gorgas Commemorative Health Research Institute and the University of Panama and is being sponsored by the National […]

Summer 2011 International Field Experience Debriefings

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  In early August, fourteen COPH Master’s students debriefed College faculty, staff and students on their respective International Field Experiences (IFE) carried out earlier in the summer in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Akilah Benton (Community and Family Health, South Africa), Stephanie Briguglio (Epidemiology and Global Health, India), Simran Dhaliwal (Global Health, India), Gina Eubanks […]

2011 Internships in Tropical Diseases and Global health

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For the third consecutive year, Dr. Ricardo Izurieta led Public Health and Medical students to Ecuador to participate in the Internship in Tropical Diseases and Global Health. This year, Global Health graduate students Amrina Cheema, Jason Long, Mythili Penugonda, and Garnjana Vassanapradit joined Claire Petersen from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Katie Stilwell from Tulane […]

“Hola from Costa Rica!”

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  Melissa Whitney, MPH student in Global Health, writes, “Hola from Costa Rica!” Whitney is completing her International Field Experience with the USF Community Health Field School at the Monteverde Institute (www.mvinstitute.org) in Costa Rica. She is working with a group to research child nutrition and physical activity in the nearby community of San Luis.  […]

COPH on Display at the Global Health Council’s 2011 Annual Conference in Washington, DC

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  Fourteen faculty, students and staff from the USF College of Public Health attended the Global Health Council’s 2011 Annual Conference held June 13-17 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Dr. Arlene Calvo, Dr. Russell Kirby, Dr. Boo Kwa, and Dr. Heather Stockwell represented the College’s faculty, and Aditi Desai, Mimi Ghosh, Jordan […]