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Karen Liller, PhD, CPH, AAAS Fellow (Photo courtesy of Liller)

Dr. Karen Liller appointed to the FIVPAC

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Karen Liller has been appointed to the Florida Injury and Violence Prevention Advisory Council (FIVPAC) as the research committee chair for a three-year term which began on August 1. The FIVPAC was created to provide injury prevention research and practice expertise and to assist in the development, implementation and […]

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Dr. Janice Zgibor improves health of populations as fellow

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USF College of Public Health’s Janice Zgibor has been accepted as a fellow in the American College of Epidemiology (ACE). “The ACE supports the discipline of epidemiology through advocacy, professional development, activities that enhance the translation of epidemiologic research into policy and promoting excellence in the field of epidemiology,” said Dr. Russell Kirby, Distinguished University […]

Dr. Alicia Best joined COPH in June 2015 (Photo by Caitlin Keough)

Dr. Alicia Best awarded two grants to study effects of HPV

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“There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach in public health. Accordingly, the more we learn about unique subpopulations of cancer survivors, the better prepared we will be to improve the quality of life of all cancer survivors,” Dr. Alicia Best said. Best, an USF College of Public Health assistant professor in the Department […]

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Dr. Troy Quast to examine effects of Hurricane Katrina on senior diabetics

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Troy Quast has received an award from the NIH National Institute on Aging to examine how Hurricane Katrina affected the health of seniors with diabetes. The two-year, $74,750 grant for “Short- and Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Seniors with Chronic Conditions” will consist of retrospective data analysis using Medicare […]