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Jodi Ray takes health coverage message to Capitol Hill

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Jodi Ray, Florida Covering Kids & Families project director, participated on a congressional panel hosted by the Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation on Aug. 6. The discussion was carried live on CSPAN2. Florida Covering Kids & Families is a program of the USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies under the Department of Community and Family Health. Held at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., the panel discussion addressed the topic of navigators and other in-person […]

Special events + 30 Years = a rocking anniversary

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For some, it’s something to shun. For others, it’s a rite of passage. But, in the USF College of Public Health, it’s a reason to celebrate … for the next twelve months. Yes, we’re officially 30 years old, and we want the entire universe to know it! #usfcophrocks Join members […]

Florida Prevention Research Center planning launch of training website

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The USF College of Public Health’s Florida Prevention Research Center held a strategic planning session with its national advisory committee in June, immediately after the conclusion of the Social Marketing Conference.  The meeting provided PRC with valuable insights into revising its social marketing training website, said Mahmooda Pasha, a COPH […]

Erika Thompson takes a walk (and selfie) with the surgeon general

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Community and family health doctoral student Erika Thompson attended Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak’s keynote address at the annual American College of Sports Medicine Meeting.  The event was held May 27-31 in Orlando, Fla. According to Thompson, Rear Admiral Lushniak enthusiastically described the role of the surgeon general’s office commenting […]

Florida’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative Featured on National Education Series


The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) was featured on a live national webcast on June 19, 2014 as part of the Partnership for Patients Education Series. The program, “Improving Maternal Outcomes of Obstetric Hemorrhage,” provided an overview of current trends in OB hemorrhage and showcased the Florida […]