Volunteers Participate in IHSC 2011 Children’s Festival

| Students

Volunteers from the Health Service Corps and International Health Service Collaborative participated in the The 2011 Children´s Festival in the College of Education. The volunteers from the colleges of Public Health, Nursing and Medicine, promoted health education through interactive hand-washing games and distributed hand sanitation and food safety brochures to their parents. Good Job volunteers” […]

Student Service Events

| Students

Here are photos from one of our recent service events that a number of our COPH Students participated in:  Fitness and Fun Picnic at Riverfront Park for Farmworkers Self Help’s Teen Dream Group.   Next Service Event:  Saturday, March 12, 2011, 10 am – 12 pm – The Walk To Defeat ALS – On the USF Campus […]

A Letter from Dean Petersen

| Take Note!

Dear College of Public Health Community:      We all recognize that these have been and will continue to be difficult times, but that just means we have to work all the harder to get the message across that PREVENTION saves money and improves quality of lives.  The report mentioned below is a proposal only – it will have […]

Dr. Yiliang Zhu Serves on National Panel

| Our People

Dr. Yiliang Zhu has recently served as a member on the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)/National Research Council Panel (NRC) for “Toxicological Review of Tetrachloroethylene” on behalf of  the US EPA.  The NAS/NRC review is a routine requirement for the EPA’s health risk assessment of environmental chemicals. The Committee report is published by the Academy of […]

Updated Contact Information for Alumni

| Our Alumni

Maralis B. Mercado, MPH Duke University Program Coordinator-Student Health and Wellness Duke Student Wellness Center 001 Crowell Bldg., east campus Box 90946 Durham, NC 27708 919.668.5666 maralis.mercado@duke.edu Nicole Stokes, MPH Financial Representative Northwestern Mutual 1511 N West Shore Blvd, Suite 500 Tampa, FL, 33607 Direct:813.875.2005 Fax: 813.871.5488 Nicole.Stokes@nmfn.com

Dr. Eric Buhi Interviewed by St. Pete Times

| Our People

Dr. Eric Buhi, assistant professor in Community and Family Health, was interviewed by the St. Petersburg Times for the article entitled:  “Is Florida’s declining teen birth rate a trend or a blip?”  To read the entire article and interview please see here:  http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/is-floridas-declining-teen-birth-rate-a-trend-or-a-blip/1154280.