Last week the world celebrated World Water Day and although World Water Day 2011 has passed, the celebration continues all year long! An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first […]
Diplomats working for the US Foreign Service are responsible for carrying out the policy of the United States. In order to serve at one of the 265 US diplomatic missions around the world, applicants must pass a series of examinations. The tests consist of a job knowledge test, English language test, essays, oral exams, […]
Dr. O’Rourke is currently the location lead investigator for two sites of the National Children’s Study: Hillsborough County and Orange County, Florida. Her current research will focus on cost effective monitoring of environmental chemicals in breast milk.
The U.S. Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) awarded 75 competitive grants to a broad range of organizations and agencies to replicate teen pregnancy prevention programs that have shown to be effective through rigorous evaluation. Out of 300 applications, the Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) was one of four applicants awarded at the highest funding level. […]
The Countermeasures to Biological and Chemical Threats grant is an integral part of Dr. Milhous’ and Dr. Unnasch’s Public Health research.
Dr. Hendricks Brown has been selected as a Distinguished USF Health Professor for 2008! The College of Public Health will be recognizing his achievements at an upcoming College event and we will let you know when the official award will be given by the leadership of USF Health. As many of you know, Dr. Brown […]
Pilot Pablo Palencia & Attorney Sofia Palencia, host family in Panama to students traveling from the USF College of Public Health. Albrook, Republic of Panama. June 2008 – Helicopter Pilot Pablo Palencia and his wife Sofia walk through their house in Panama pointing up, down, here and there. All around them are reminders of the […]
The week of June 2nd, I had the pleasure of visiting Panama for the first time. I was there on assignment to write about the official opening of the USF Health International Foundation and to write about our student programs there in public health and nursing. I traveled on assignment numerous times during my years […]