Posts Tagged Accredited MPH

Megan Gumke’s a modern day disease detective

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Megan Gumke, MPH, CPH is a regional epidemiologist and laboratory liaison with the Florida Department of Health.  Based in Orlando, her territory includes eight counties in East-Central Florida. Ms. Gumke’s duties include assisting the eight health departments with disease surveillance and reporting, case and outbreak investigations, planned public health studies, […]

It takes a village to meet online student demand

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Public health offers seven master’s degrees and 11 graduate certificates in an online or virtual format How do six instructional designers manage more than 80 online courses in the USF College of Public Health? “It takes a village and an extraordinary attention to detail,” said Sandhya Srinivasan, MPH, MEd, director […]

The Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Marketplace, and you

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October 1 is less than a month away. As implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) draws near, one of the most important issues for individuals and families is how to assure that they have taken full advantage of the Health Insurance Marketplace. To assist the USF community and general public with navigating this process, the College of Public Health is partnering with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to host “Negotiating the Health Insurance Marketplace.” The information session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 25 from 4-5pm. Attendees […]

Baby Kai joins the COPH family

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  Kristi and Mike James welcomed Kai George James on Monday, September 9 at 9:02 pm via a natural delivery.  Kai weighed 8 lbs, 8 oz and was 22 inches long.  Mother and baby are doing well and they are all getting acquainted as a family. Ms. James. MEd, is […]

Cheers! Take a shot with Public Health

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On Friday, October 25, the USF College of Public Health hosts their Annual Free Flu Shot Drive. Click here to view the flyer. This is the 17th year of the college’s flu shot drive for adults 18 and older.  The longstanding community service is a collaboration between the college, USF Health, and the Hillsborough […]

Sarah Maness publishes article on pregnancy prevention programs for minority youth in the U.S.

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Doctoral student Sarah Maness, MPH, published a manuscript titled “A Systematic Review of Pregnancy Prevention Programs for Minority Youth in the U.S.: A Critical Analysis and Recommendations for Improvement.” She served as first-author and the publication is featured in the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Ms. Maness is […]

Jeannese Castro presents at Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference

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Jeannese Castro, a 2013-14 Maternal and Child Health Leadership Trainee Scholar, presented a poster at the Florida Public Health Association Annual Educational Conference.  The event was held August 28-30 in Orlando.     Ms. Castro presented “Evaluating a Community-Based Approach to Reducing Neighborhood Conflict through Positive Youth Development” with a […]