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MCHSO spring symposium focuses on children and youth with special needs

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 6. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and learning opportunities related to the well-being of women and children. It is […]

Graduate student Sharonda Lovett is a 21st century scholar

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Sharonda Lovett was awarded the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 21st Century Student Scholarship. Through SOPHE’s Campaign for the 21st Century: Building SOPHE’s Future, the scholarship supports full-time undergraduate and graduate students interested in attending SOPHE’s fall summit or annual spring conference. […]

Putting passion into practice: Students live and learn health advocacy

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Students this semester have two new opportunities to immerse themselves in health advocacy. Dr. Anna Armstrong, a USF College of Public Health alumna and assistant professor of community and family health, is teaching the undergraduate course Introduction to Health Advocacy. Although this is the second time the course is being offered, […]

Jodi Ray earns Health Advocate of the Year award from Families USA

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USF College of Public Health’s Jodi Ray, program director of Florida Covering Kids and Families, earned the Consumer Engagement Health Advocate Award of the year by Families USA. Families USA is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan consumer health advocacy organization and provides awards annually to those across the nation who exemplify […]