International Education Week at USF, Nov. 14 – 18

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International Education Week is a joint initiative of the United State Departments of State and Education. First held in 2000, International Education Week is currently celebrated in more than 100 countries, and this year, it is scheduled for November 14 – 18. This annual initiative aims to promote international understanding and build support for international […]

College of Public Health International Programs Discussed at NAFSA Region VII Conference

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    Stephen Church, Director of the Panama Initiative and International Programs and  Co-Coordinator of the Peace Corps Masters International (PCMI) program for the College of Public Health, recently presented on College of Public Health international activities at the NAFSA Region VII Annual Conference in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Church led a session entitled “Meeting the […]

FOUR COPH STUDENTS COMBINE PEACE CORPS SERVICE WITH GRADUATE DEGREE

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For the first time in the history of the College’s partnership with the US Peace Corps, four COPH Master’s International students are living abroad for two years volunteering with the Peace Corps. Stephen Cormier (Cameroon), Aditi Desai (Uganda), Samantha Spedoske (South Africa) and Folashade Osibanjo (Zambia) have all completed their classroom work, and since the […]

One Month Update from the UK by Fulbright Scholar Thomas Bernard

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  I recently attended the September US-UK Fulbright Orientation with other Fulbrighters in the 2011-2012 class.  This class includes about 40 postgraduate scholars and 25 scholars, chairs and fellows coming to the UK.  Besides the expected time on the logistics of the Fulbright program, the group had opportunities to meet two newspaper editors, a sitting […]

Visiting Indian Researchers to Discuss Evidence-Based Yoga Therapy

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    On Tuesday, September 20, 2011, the College of Public Health welcomes Naveen K. Visweswaraiah, BNYS, Ph.D., and Manjunath N. Krishamurthy, BYNS, Ph.D., from the Foundation for Assessment and Integration of Traditional Health Systems (FAITHS) of Bangaluru, India.  Drs. Visweswaraiah and Krishnamurthy will discuss evidence-based yoga therapy, yoga as an effective self-care behavior (including […]

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 […]