Posts Tagged ‘alumni’

Alumna Elizabeth Mkutumula’s mission to save mothers in Malawi

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“Coming from Malawi where access to quality healthcare, 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 of […]

Nominate-a-Bull for COPH alumni award, deadline Dec. 1

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To date, the USF College of Public Health has recognized 33 alumni with significant impact in public health. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Class of 2019. “During the process of soliciting and reviewing nominations for 2015 it became clear that the Outstanding Alumni Awards should be an annual event recognizing our more than […]

Bulls Unite with COPH at APHA

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It’s APHA. It’s San Diego. It’s time! Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, Nov. 10-14. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now.” Network with us. On Monday, Nov. 12, alumni, students, faculty […]

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 […]

Alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon’s passion for preparing tomorrow’s public health leaders

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USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon discovered her passion for public health while working in the community. As a psychology major at Duke University, she decided to become a peer educator focusing on sexual health and sexual assault prevention—a decision that would be the first stepping stone toward her public health career. […]

The night belonged to USF

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Without question, Monday, Nov. 6 was a memorable night for the USF College of Public Health. More than 100 current and aspiring Bull public health professionals were in Atlanta for the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. They spent the early part of the day presenting their research, leading roundtable discussions, and learning from peers […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]