Dr. Carol Bryant’s career of improving lives through social marketing

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From founding social marketing as a focus area at USF to spearheading a seminal program promoting breastfeeding among the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clients, Dr. Carol Bryant has dedicated more than 30 years to a career focused on improving lives. Bryant, Distinguished University Health Professor in the USF College […]

FPRC’s push for increased colorectal cancer screenings

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the USF College of Public Health is focusing on a core research project to understand the factors impacting colorectal cancer screenings (CRCS) and to identify effective strategies to increase screening rates. FPRC, a member of the CDC’s Centers for Excellence in Prevention […]

New faces for the New Year!

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It’s a new year and with that the USF College of Public Health is happy to welcome the following new faculty and staff, adding to the college’s diversity and research specializations. Claudia Parvanta, PhD Dr. Claudia Parvanta is a professor in the Department of Community of Family Health and incoming director of the Florida Prevention […]

COPH rocked APHA in Denver

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Go west. And, that is just what a herd of Bulls from the USF College of Public Health did on Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The caravan included students, alumni, faculty and staff. They convened in and around the Colorado Convention Center for the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver. The mission? Recruit […]

Dr. Amy Alman works with interdisciplinary team to develop app for teens with asthma

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Amy Alman completed the trial portion and is now in the data analysis phase of an app that she and fellow USF researchers have developed as a tool for teens with asthma. Alman, an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, said the app is a way […]

Social Marketing Conference inspires action

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More than 200 attendees gathered at the 24th Social Marketing Conference, June 15-18, in Clearwater, Fla., hosted by USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. Social marketing has been vital to planning numerous public health interventions, according to Dr. Carol Bryant, Distinguished USF Health Professor. “It’s a very sophisticated way to […]

USF professors awarded grant to reduce sodium consumption in Latin America

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The team members of the University of South Florida World Health Organization Collaboration Center (WHO CC) were awarded a grant to create social marketing strategies to reduce sodium consumption in Latin America. USF is part of an overall project funded at $1.2 million. Anthropology Professor Linda Whiteford and Distinguished Health Professor Carol Bryant have been […]

USF hosts international Social Marketing Conference, June 17-18

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The Social Marketing Conference enters its 24th year with a continued and vigorous commitment to social marketing’s robust capacity to influence complex social problems. Based at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, FL, the June 17-18 conference includes plenary sessions, interactive panels and focused collaborative sessions. Carol Bryant, PhD, MS, director of USF’s Florida […]