Posts Tagged Alison Oberne

Higher health literacy = more fruits and veggies for college students

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College students consume more fruits and vegetables when they exhibit higher health literacy, according to a research study done by USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Alison Oberne, instructor II and director of the bachelor of science in public health program. Oberne explored this association in, “Does health literacy affect […]

Creating 21st century thinkers: COPH faculty, students present at critical and creative thinking conference

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It’s not enough that students graduate college with higher-level knowledge. To be employable and effective in today’s world, they also need to be creative and critical thinkers. To that end, two USF College of Public Health (COPH) professors, Drs. Alison Oberne and Anna Torrens Armstrong, both alums of the college, […]

COPH well-represented at Summer Teaching Symposium

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Each year, USF’s Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ATLE) holds its Summer Teaching Symposium (STS). STS is a two-day event in which faculty and teaching assistants from around campus immerse themselves in the latest teaching and learning strategies. They also discuss and exchange teaching ideas and best practices. This […]

Public Health Live on Tour gives COPH students first-hand experience

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Rather than taking a much-needed rest after finals this past semester, a group of committed students from the USF College of Public Health spent the beginning of winter break diving headfirst into the public health arena. As part of this year’s Public Health Live on Tour, students were able to […]

Videos promote student engagement in online education

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“We are not just prolific, scientific researchers, but we are also excellent teachers and so as a college our faculty shine in different ways,” said Alison Oberne, faculty instructor for the bachelor of science in public health and USF College of Public Health alumna. For the past year and a […]

COPH makes an impact at the American Academy of Health Behavior Conference

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The American Academy of Health Behavior conference, held Feb. 21-24 in Ponte Vedra, had a heavy USF College of Public Health presence. Doctoral students and faculty from the Department of Community and Family Health presented ten posters during the evening poster sessions at the conference.   Four of the posters […]

USF provides undergraduates with a 360 degree exposure in public health [VIDEO]

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The undergraduate public health program at the University of South Florida ranks No. 1 in College Factual’s  “Top 10 Veteran-Friendly Public Health Schools” list, which was featured in a Military Times article in June. However, insiders know that this isn’t the only reason why the USF College of Public Health […]