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New fellowship brings public health to the zoo

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The USF College of Public Health and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo have teamed up to create the new Veterinary Public Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, an innovative teaching, research and training opportunity dedicated to the health of the animal and human populations, with an initial focus on the endangered Florida manatee. “We’re reaching out to a community […]

Kindness and compassion are takeaways for the Fall 2016 graduating class

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“This graduating class is outstanding and I know that they are going to go forth and do great work promoting and protecting the health of people,” COPH Dean Donna Petersen said. “We are truly grateful for all that you have done and accomplished here and all that you are going to do in the future.” […]

Alumna Katie Jones fights food insecurity with Feed-A-Bull

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Katie Jones, registered dietitian at USF’s Student Health Services and Center for Student Well-Being, was providing nutrition counseling for students when she noticed that some of her recommendations on how to maintain balanced eating habits were not feasible and too expensive for some students. Jones would often hear students say “Well I don’t know how […]

Know an outstanding woman? Nominate her.

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health recognizes the contributions that women make to the field and honors them annually with the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award.  Nominations are currently being accepted for 2017. Over the past 25 years, the college honored women who served as an agent of collaboration, force […]