Posts Tagged ‘aging’

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship

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Malinee Neelamegam, a USF COPH doctoral student in epidemiology, recently received a $10,000 dissertation fellowship from the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi. This year the group presented 10 such fellowships to graduate students around the country. All the students, working in a variety of disciplines, are currently in the writing phase of their dissertations—or […]

USF professors lend interdisciplinary expertise to cutting-edge medical alert system

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A pair of USF professors from seemingly disparate disciplines are helping to further develop and refine a new medical alert system with state-of-the-art potential. “We were approached by a company that’s developing technology to monitor seniors at home,” said Dr. Carla VandeWeerd, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF […]

Anniversary tour pairs with the dean’s lecture series on end-of-life planning

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The #usfcophrocks tour is headed to the Dean’s Lecture Series for a conversation with Dr. Hana Osman. She’s a social worker, expert in end-of-life planning and a graduate of the USF College of Public Health. Join us. This event is part of the USF College of Public Health’s yearlong 30th anniversary celebration. To learn more […]

COPH brought everything together for Dr. Hana Osman

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“As you know, the general population doesn’t really know much about public health – and I was no different from most people,” said Dr. Hana Osman, associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the USF College of Public Health. Osman said a conversation with Dr. Kay Perrin at a conference sparked […]

Dr. Jacqueline Wiltshire appointed to new Alzheimer’s research board

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Dr. Jacqueline Wiltshire, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the USF College of Public Health, has been appointed to the state Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Advisory Board, a new entity created by the Florida Legislature during this year’s session to complement the new Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research […]