College hosts annual luncheon at Florida Public Health Association conference

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, August 18-21. This year’s theme is “A Prepared Florida: What Does It Mean for Public Health?”

Network with us.

On Wednesday, August 19, Dr. Julie Kornfeld gives the keynote address at the college’s annual luncheon. Her noon talk is titled “Business Skills for the Public Health Workforce: Innovating Delivery and Adoption.” Kornfeld serves as assistant dean for public health in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Enroll with us.

Established in 1984 as the first college of public health in the State of Florida, the USF College of Public Health offers multiple online and on-campus concentrations. Students who practice their passion with the COPH can choose from the MHA, MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD degrees, as well several dual degrees, graduate certificates, and special programs.

To learn more about the college and its 1600 students who commit to passionately solve problems and create conditions that allow every person the universal right to health and well-being, visit or speak with a college recruiter on-site during the conference networking breaks.

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Engage with us.

Eighteen members of the COPH community will share their practice and their passion via poster presentations at the FPHA annual educational conference. The impressive list of Bulls with accepted abstracts includes:


Chighaf Bakour Association between sleep duration and asthma in Florida Youth
Nathanel Stanley The Medicinal Garden: A Method of Achieving Social, Environmental, and Economic Sustainability through Community-Based Ecotourism
Malinee Neelamegam Sleep Quality and cognitive function
Kate LeGrand Health Workers perspective: Tuberculosis and it’s covariates in Hillsborough Co.
Wei Wei He Influence of passive smoking on perinatal depressive symptoms
Alyssa Fedgo Social and Biological Dynamics of Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology: An Exploratory Study
Alyssa Moffitt Measles and Influenza Testing
Jamie Morano Vaccines go Electric
Adam Slotnick Crime is a Public Health Problem: 2010 Florida County Level Predictors
Montray Smith BSN Students Participation in a Hospital Based Decontamination Exercise

Visit FPHA for additional information and to register for these events.