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A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

Bull from Down Under focuses on those who are disabled and medically underserved

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Angela Makris, a December USF College of Public Health (COPH) grad who received her MPH with a concentration in social marketing, says that from the time she was a child, she knew she always wanted to help people. And she hasn’t stopped since. Born in Sydney, Australia, to Greek parents, […]

MCH Train-A-Bull program welcomes inaugural cohort of undergrad scholars

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Twelve undergraduate students from various colleges across USF have been accepted into a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pipeline Training Program, known as MCH Train-A-Bull, at the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health (CFH). The two-year program provides mentorship, training and guidance for underrepresented undergraduate […]

Students get to work on the frontlines of public health

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Nate Stanley is already practicing public health, long before he’s set to graduate. Stanley, earning a PhD from the Department of Global Health in the fall of 2019, is currently serving as a Research Coordinator I at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on […]

Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program announces scholarship recipients for 2016-2017

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Five graduate students in the USF College of Public Health have joined the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program. The program, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, provides leadership training in maternal and child health with a focus on cultural competence, family-centered care and interdisciplinary practice. The grant, led by Dr. […]

Alumnus Dr. Chukwudi Ejiofor gets one step closer to addressing public health in Nigeria

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USF College of Public Health alumnus Chukwudi Ejiofor said he didn’t even know what public health was when he went to medical school. Now, it’s his passion. Originally from Nigeria, where he also went to medical school, Ejiofor said he wasn’t introduced to public health until he was nearly finished […]

Nanah Fofanah: making life better for women and girls

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“My practice is sexual and reproductive health, and my passion is empowerment,” said USF College of Public Health graduate Nanah Fofanah. Born in Sierra Leone and growing up in Virginia, Fofanah’s views of the world have been shaped by her upbringing, faith and experiences. From her experience living in Sierra Leone, as […]