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Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Holds Third Annual Conference

| FPQC

The Third Annual Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Conference, held on April 3 and 4, 2014, attracted more than 200 attendees from all over the state from a variety of disciplines. This annual two-day educational program is intended to expand the knowledge and  skill base for perinatal health care practitioners in […]

New Guidelines for Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery

| FPQC

While the cesarean section rate has risen to 1 in 3 births, there has not been a concurrent rise in improved maternal and neonatal outcomes. Research data show that variation in practice affects the cesarean section rate in different regions. In March 2014 the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) […]

Institute Scholars Celebrate at The 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference

| ITRABH

The USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) Scholars celebrated successes and new opportunities at The 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference. The Institute’s inaugural cohort of Scholars presented their service-learning research projects alongside Academic Mentors and Community Agency Partners. During the past year, Institute Scholars assisted Community Agency Partners with evaluating fidelity of evidence-based practices (EBPs), identifying mechanisms to increase parental engagement, enlightening ways to improve reunification of families in the child welfare system, examining implementation of EBPs, and developing an Evidence-based Intervention […]

23rd Annual Social Marketing Conference

| CFH, Monday Letter, Our Conferences, PRC

The University of South Florida Social Marketing Conference enters its 23rd year with a renewed commitment to social marketing‘s robust capacity to influence complex social problems.  This year’s theme, “Fostering Equity: Social Marketing’s Role and Responsibility,” reflects pressing contemporary issues. Application of social marketing has earned success across many fields […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and Colleagues Publish Article on New Social Marketing Objectives in Healthy People 2020

| CFH, Featured News, Our Research, PRC

The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) is the national lead for measuring several new objectives on disease prevention and health promotion. Since 1998, the FPRC has been a worldwide leader in social marketing. Now the FPRC is leading a nationwide effort to increase social marketing in public health settings.   […]

The Institute Welcomes the Second Cohort of Scholars!

| ITRABH

The USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health welcomed its second cohort of Institute Scholars at an orientation session held on January 31, 2014. The Institute Scholars are students and professionals working and studying in child and adolescent behavioral health. This year, the Institute Scholars represent the fields […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and colleagues publish article on the use of social media to improve teen asthma care

| CFH, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our Research, PRC

The Florida Prevention Research Center, the USF Social Marketing Group, and the Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are collaborating on a study using social marketing principles to talk with teens and their caregivers.  Specifically, the research examines the benefits and barriers to asthma control, explores the technological strategies […]