Posts Tagged ‘Anthony Masys’

From public health executives to public health leaders

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In June, the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) newly revived Public Health Executive Leadership Program graduated its first cohort of students in 10 years. “In those 10 years, it was my understanding that there was a paucity of leadership training and formal programming for Florida Department of Health professionals,” explained Dr. Marissa Levine, a […]

COPH helps bring symposium on diplomacy, global health and national security to USF

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently co-hosted the first inaugural Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium, held at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions on Feb. 28. About 100 public health professionals, military personnel, academics, students and others attended the symposium, sponsored by WUSF Public Radio and Premier Eye […]

Dr. Anthony Masys co-edits book on global health security

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 H1N1. H5N1. Ebola. Zika. Outbreaks of these infections demonstrate that the world’s global health security, is, at best, fragile. To help public health students and leaders prepare for and respond to global health security issues, Dr. Anthony Masys, a USF College of Public Health associate professor and director of  global disaster management, humanitarian assistance and […]

COPH takes part in first USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium

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The USF College of Public Health, in collaboration with other university entities—the Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and the Global Citizens Project—will co-host the first annual USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium on Feb. 28 at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions. […]

COPH revives Public Health Leadership Institute

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently hosted 30 up-and-coming Florida Department of Health professionals to the first segment of its Public Health Leadership Institute. The program, which was held Oct. 1-3 on the USF Tampa campus, is getting a re-boot after a 10-year hiatus. “The USF COPH has a mission to support the […]

USF College of Public Health adopts new organizational structure

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On Aug. 8 the University of South Florida College of Public Health officially adopted a new organizational structure removing the five department model and reorganizing into four strategic areas, which Dean Donna Petersen says will allow for greater faculty collaboration. “What we have created is different ways to align ourselves in the spirit of faculty […]

Risky business: Why Americans don’t prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Americans are a tolerant bunch. At least when it comes to natural disasters and the risks they pose. Most of us—about 60 percent says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—don’t have an emergency plan in place should something like a hurricane, tornado or wildfire hit. And the reason why, says […]