Dr. Troy Quast investigates link between quality and cost of health care for diabetic patients

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Dr. Troy Quast suggests opportunities exist for improving quality of care with minimal effects on cost Are higher costs in health care for diabetes patients always associated with higher quality goods and services? Not necessarily, writes Troy Quast, PhD, in the June issue of the American Journal of Managed Care. The publication, “Quality of Care […]

Our past is our future: College recognizes distinguished alumni

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It was the evening of May 2.  There was a slight chill in the air as fans gathered in Traditions Hall anxiously awaiting the event of the century. No, not the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.  The other event …. The USF College of Public Health’s Inaugural Alumni Awards Ceremony. More than 180 supporters of the […]

Fighting malaria a major research focus at the USF College of Public Health

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Three Distinguished USF Health Professors in the Department of Global Health at the USF College of Public Health – Drs. Tom Unnasch, John Adams and Dennis Kyle – are ranked among the university’s best externally-funded investigators in terms of research dollars, and two are in the top five. A major focus of their research is […]

COPH hosts short films of reflection, hope and humor

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LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This year, Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay has been selected to host LUNAFEST to raise money for its scholarship program and will share proceeds with the Breast Cancer Fund. Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay inspires girls to be joyful, […]

Dr. Jim Van Elswyk puts Twitter to work for education

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Social media likely aren’t at the top of most professors’ lists of teaching tools. After all, it’s too easy to scoff at their superficiality, grumble at their dearth of skilled writing and generally file their existence under recreational fluff. But one professor at the USF College of Public Health believes that would be missing their […]

There’s no place like HOMEcoming with USF Health

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The USF Health Homecoming Committee invites every member of the Bulls community—students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends—to celebrate USF Homecoming SuperBull XVII. Homecoming is the perfect time to display your Bullish spirit and this year’s offerings include something for everyone! Partner with colleagues to win the office decorating contest, meet up with classmates at the […]