Posts Tagged ‘alumni’

From the east coast to the west, COPH rocked APHA

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“USF COPH rocked the house!” Dean Donna Petersen proclaimed. She was referencing how the USF College of Public Health showed up and showed out at events related to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, held Nov. 10-14. “Our fabulous faculty organized and led a two-day Learning Institute preparing a […]

Dr. Cheryl Vamos receives inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award

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In recognition of her ability to “reach deep within and far beyond to provide extraordinary learning moments for students,” Dr. Cheryl Vamos, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) assistant professor of maternal and child health and an alumna of the college, is the first recipient of the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award. The award […]

Alumna Elizabeth Mkutumula’s mission to save mothers in Malawi

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“Coming from Malawi where access to quality health care, or even just information, is beyond the reach of many is what fuels my passion for public health,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Elizabeth Mkutumula. At only 37-years-old, she said she’s seen too many people die from preventable causes. “I hear too many stories […]

Alumna Laura Collins departs for Mauritius as a Fulbright scholar

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USF College of Public Health alumna Laura Collins departed for the African island of Mauritius on August 12 where she will be researching primary prevention techniques and observing for unique contributors to the very high incidence of Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) on the island. Collins will be conducting her independent research project through the Fulbright US […]

Alumna Deidre Orriola breaks down classroom walls

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As a faculty instructor II at the USF College of Public Health, COPH alumna Deidre Orriola is helping undergraduate students live outside the box and gain a global perspective in public health issues abroad. “I really love seeing students make new connections and discover their passions within the public health discipline,” Orriola said. Originally from […]