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 from economically, educationally disadvantaged, […]

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 a grant to examine the […]

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. Martha Coulter, principal investigator, was […]

Dr. Martha Coulter receives Berkeley alumni award

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For Dr. Martha Coulter, professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF College of Public Health, maternal and child health has been at the forefront of her public health passion for decades. Upon earning her master’s degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977, she’s devoted […]

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 with his degree. Toward the […]

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 well as Ghana, where she […]

Shana Geary: public health minor to master

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Before her passion was public health, USF College of Public Health graduate Shana Geary was on a pre-med track with dreams of becoming an obstetrician. She graduated from USF with an undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences with minors in biomedical physics and public health. Her minor in public health was her first introduction to the […]

Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program announces scholarship recipients for 2015-2016

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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. […]