Dr. Ann Debaldo was named Interim Dean for COPH.
In August, Dr. Mahan steps down as Dean of COPH. During his six-year tenure as dean, Dr. Mahan led the college to a record high in research funding, doubled the number of faculty, and oversaw substantial growth in the college’s enrollment.
Dual Degree in Anthropology and Public Health was established.
The dedication of the College of Public Health’s “Earth and Sky”, a sculpture and mixed media sunlight display, was among the events celebrating the inauguration of USF President Betty Castor on Oct. 13, 2000.
Fifteenth Anniversary Celebrations Guest: Dr. David Satcher, US Surgeon General.
University and community officials broke ground for the Chiles Center on April 3, 2000. Dr. Stanley N. Graven named Chiles Center director.
The first students to earn their MPH degrees in public health practice through the distance learning program graduated..
Center for Biological Defense is established by Congressman Bill Young