Alumna Adrianna Woltman flourishes as an industrial hygienist

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USF College of Public Health alumna Adrianna Woltman started her time as a MSPH student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) under difficult circumstances. She lost both her father and best friend unexpectedly, but she said she never lost sight of graduating thanks to the mentorship of her EOH professor Dr. Steven […]

Ryan Graydon examines water sustainability in the Dominican Republic

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 USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Graydon is conducting his international field experience in the Dominican Republic with the Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology (IMPA) at the Santo Domingo Independent University (UASD). Graydon, earning his MPH from the Department of Global Health, said he hopes to identify waterborne pathogens of One Health significance […]

MSPH student Katelynn Glisson earns two scholarships and NASA internship

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“My practice is industrial hygiene; my passion is teaching people about disease prevention, science and health,” USF College of Public Health student Katelynn Glisson said. Glisson was recently awarded two scholarships from the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF). She was selected as the 2017-2018 recipient of the Florida Local Selection Scholarship for $1,250 and the […]

Doctoral student Nnadozie Emechebe wins 2017 SAS Junior Professional Award

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Originally from Nigeria where he worked as a pharmacist for three years, USF College of Public Health doctoral student Nnadozie Emechebe came to the COPH four years ago to earn his MPH. Upon graduating with his MPH in 2015, Emechebe worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb as a senior analyst. Now a first-year doctoral student in the […]

Isabella Chan earns $15,000 PEO Scholar Award

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan has been selected as a recipient of the PEO’s Scholar Award, which she says will allow her to focus more completely on her dissertation work in Peru. Chan was 100 out 738 nominees selected to receive the $15,000 award for the 2017-2018 academic year. “The PEO […]

COPH panel discusses proposed changes in health care

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Faculty from the USF College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management took part in a community health care action summit hosted by the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative and sponsored by the Foundation for Healthy St. Petersburg on May 19. The summit discussed the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and some implications […]

Lee Health Wins 2017 John Curran Quality Improvement Award

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Lee Health has been awarded the inaugural Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) John Curran Quality Improvement Award for its efforts in decreasing maternal morbidity. In application for this award, Lee Health submitted its quality improvement project titled “Decreasing Maternal Morbidity in a Multi-Hospital System.” Carol Lawrence, PhD, Lee Health obstetrical administration supervisor, perinatal practice, education, […]