Posts Tagged ‘adolescent health’

Dr. Stephanie Marhefka examines sexual health communication among girls living with HIV

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World AIDS Day is December 1 “Adolescents are often very in tune to subtle cues, so if the person speaking to them is nervous or uncomfortable, they will likely know,” said Dr. Stephanie Marhefka, professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. She explored sexual health communication for adolescent […]

Alumna Dr. Chighaf Bakour observes teen sleep duration and asthma

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Asthma impacted 10.2 percent of teenagers ages 15 to 19 in 2015, according to the CDC. USF College of Public Health alumna and current assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Chighaf Bakour, examined how sleep duration impacts asthma in Florida high school students and what impact obesity plays in the likelihood […]

Institute Scholars to Present Results of Service-Learning Research Projects

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The second cohort of Institute Scholars is preparing to present the final results of its service-learning research projects nationally at the 28th annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa on March 22-25. The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health will have a special track at […]

Institute Scholar Application Deadline Nov. 14

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The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health is a federally funded* state-of-the-art research education program that teaches the practical skills of translational and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. The institute and its outstanding institute scholars work with community partners, academic mentors and national mentors to advance the field of […]

Institute Scholars Celebrate at The 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference

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Scholars from the USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) celebrated successes and new opportunities at the 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference. The Institute’s inaugural cohort of scholars presented their service-learning research projects alongside academic mentors and community agency partners on March 2-5 in Tampa. Over the past […]

Adolescent Behavioral Health Institute kicks off 2014 with second cohort of students

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The USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health welcomed its second cohort of Scholars at an orientation session held on January 31. Scholars are students and professionals working and studying in child and adolescent behavioral health. This year, they represent the fields of behavioral health, education, nursing, psychology, public health, rehabilitation, and mental […]