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 […]

NEW FIELD SCHOOL

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  This summer, Drs. Wayne Westhoff (USF), Jaime Corvin (USF), Ismael Hoare (University of Belize) and Abigail McKay (University of Belize) opened the Belizean Field School as a collaborative partnership between the University of South Florida, the University of Belize (UB) and the Belize Ministry of Health.  The first cohort of five USF public health […]

Students from the Global Health Student Association (GHSA) recently returned from Dominican Republic

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 Students from the Global Health Student Association (GHSA) recently returned from a week long international healthservice trip to the Elías Piña province in the Dominican Republic assisting in an emergency response to a cholera outbreak in the region and providing needs assessments for communities. The team consisted of both graduates and undergraduates from the College […]