GIS and Health Symposium call for abstracts

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The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association, invites abstract submissions for the 2016 GIS and Health Symposium. The theme for this year’s Symposium is “Mapping the Way to Healthy Communities.” The event takes place June 1-3, 2016 in Washington, DC. and abstract submissions are due on […]

Entrepreneurs sought for USF’s Fast 56

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Sometimes it’s OK to go fast. This is the case for USF’s Fast 56 nominees for 2016.  Sponsored by the USF Alumni Association, the program recognizes the 56 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by USF alumni. Last year’s nominees included College of Public Health alumna Catherine Burney, MPH. She’s president of Scar Heal Inc., an advanced skin […]

USF COPH to host SESOT toxicology conference Oct. 15-16

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The Southeastern Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology will host their annual conference at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, Oct. 15-16. The event will bring together toxicologists from around the region, students and faculty to provide a forum for sharing the latest in toxicology research. Toxicology is the study of […]

USF provides undergraduates with a 360 degree exposure in public health [VIDEO]

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The undergraduate public health program at the University of South Florida ranks No. 1 in College Factual’s  “Top 10 Veteran-Friendly Public Health Schools” list, which was featured in a Military Times article in June. However, insiders know that this isn’t the only reason why the USF College of Public Health rocks. From unique courses taught […]

Dr. Ben Jacob takes the offensive to slash river blindness [VIDEO]

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“When you see the kids who have nothing, it changes you,” said Dr. Ben Jacob, “and when you see the ones who are blind on top of it, it changes you even more.  You come back to your American life here, you cruise around town, go to McDonald’s, whatever, but you can’t help thinking about […]