Bulls Unite in Orlando 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, July 26-28. This year’s theme is “The Power of Collaboration.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 26, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for alumni and public health partners.  Randall […]

Class of 2017 leaves the COPH with the power to be the change the world needs

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“Your smiles have a different quality today. When you arrived the first day it’s a smile of extreme anxiety, but now your smile is one of confidence, optimism and hope of the great futures you will all have wherever your career paths take you,” USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen said. “You all […]

Undergraduates help count Tampa homeless

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A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. Seventeen students, led by Elizabeth Dunn, adjunct instructor in the Department of Global Health at the USF College of Public Health, participated in the county-wide effort counting […]

Chiles Center Symposium highlights recent work in community and family health

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies strives to integrate and apply the best in evidence-based research, education, practice, and service to promote optimal health and well-being across the life-course. Faculty, staff and students disseminated their findings through the Chiles Center Symposium held in April, featuring […]

MPH student Ryan Graydon and the USF Reclaim Team awarded first place honors

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USF College of Public Health global health student, Ryan Graydon, and the USF Reclaim team were awarded first place in the 2016-2017 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Student Video Competition. The prize came with a $1,000 check presented at the National Press Club Ballroom in Washington, D.C. on April 13.   USF Reclaim […]

Alumnus Jan Rodriguez’s passion for non-profits

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“Public health is different in that you are giving a service that people actually need, and it can improve their livelihood,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Jan Rodriguez. “I’ve always loved helping people and making them feel good. For me, it is all about the relationships with the patient.” Rodriguez received his bachelor’s […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the USF Center for Leadership and […]

USF represented at the 31st International Papillomavirus in South Africa

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The International Papillomavirus Society hosted the 31st International Papillomavirus conference in South Africa in March, showcasing the latest research in HPV related topics from researchers and experts from around the world. This conference aims to facilitate research on human and animal papillomaviruses and their associated diseases, and to promote the translation of research results into new […]