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Faculty Research

College of Public Health faculty are engaged in a wide array of public health research that directly impacts its local, state, national and international communities. Whether it is working on vaccine development, creating toolkits for public health professionals in local health departments, or working with underserved communities in Panama, the college’s interdisciplinary faculty touch the lives of people every day. Here is just a sampling of some of the research in which its faculty are involved.

FPRC’s push for increased colorec ..
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the USF College of Public Health is focusing on [..]
Public health leaders develop actio ..
USF Public Health Professor Karen Liller among the researchers presenting an unprecedented call to action in the American Journal of Public [..]
Birth certificates missing the mark ..
Birth certificates are not effectively capturing birth defects, according to a new study conducted by public health researchers. Their findi [..]
Dr. Russell Kirby: folic acid aware ..
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month; Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 8-14, 2017 Dr. Russell Kirby, USF distinguished profes [..]
USF among four state universities t ..
The University of South Florida will collaborate on a new $10 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study w [..]
New fellowship brings public health ..
The USF College of Public Health and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo have teamed up to create the new Veterinary Public Health Postdoctoral Fellows [..]