Posts Tagged ‘anthropology’

Isabella Chan puts education to practice in Peru with new fellowship

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USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan is one of 16 2016-2017 recipients of the Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowships. The fellowship will support Chan while she completes her dissertation research in the Carhuaz province of Peru this upcoming September until May. Chan’s research study will explore women’s decision-making around and experiences with intimate partner […]

HIV/AIDS, a bus and persistence = a win for COPH alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy

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USF College of Public Health alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy has some advice for recent graduates “You have to be willing to start at the bottom of the ladder in order to get to the top.” This mindset served Lopez-McCoy well over the course of her professional career and helped her land her current position as health […]

Lissette Ortiz receives Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate Lissette Ortiz was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Costa Rica during the summer 2015 semester. “I now know that if I set my mind to something, I can make things possible,” Ortiz said. Ortiz is no stranger to being a motivated leader. She has […]

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 […]