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FPQC Wins State-Wide Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization


The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative was recognized by the Blue Foundation for the 2016 Sapphire Award for the Outstanding Organization.  The FPQC was selected as winner of this prestigious award out of 112 nominations and 13 finalists from around the state. The awards, totaling $350,000, honor outstanding individuals, programs and nonprofit organizations in community health […]

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Institute Cohort 4 Scholars Meet Community Partners


The Garrison Suite at the Tampa Downtown Hilton buzzed with excitement as the Institute’s 13 new scholars met and interacted with representatives from six local community agencies: 1) BayCare Behavioral Health; 2) Hillsborough County Children Services; 3) Hillsborough County Public Schools; 4) Frameworks; 5) Mendez Foundation; and 6) Pasco County Schools. The Institute’s Service Learning […]

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The Institute Welcomes Thirteen New Scholars!


At the start of the 2016 spring semester, the USF Translational Research Institute faculty and staff welcomed the fourth cohort of Institute scholars. Scholars attended orientation in January where they learned about their upcoming coursework, attended the annual conference, and worked together on a service learning project with community partners and academic mentors. This year, […]