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USF Health Panama supports March for Science

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On April 22, Panamanian scientists and friends of science joined the global movement March for Science as a reminder of the role that science plays in our lives. USF Health in Panama, along with the movement Ciencia en Panamá (Science in Panama), and the Panamanian Society for the advancement of science organized a full day […]

Public health students examine racial disparities in health care

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Doctoral students Dr. Arturo Rebollón and Shawna Green of the USF College of Public Health have contributed to research examining differences in stroke hospitalization charges by race, age and income prior to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their findings, “Comoribity-Adjusted Stroke Hospitalization Charge Disparities: Baseline Estimates for Comparative Assessments […]

Doctoral student Dr. Arturo Rebollón wins award at the Panamanian Public Health Society conference

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Panama-native Dr. Arturo Rebollón won a full-ride to next year’s World Federation of Public Health Associations conference (WFPHA) in April 2017 with his research project on cancer research and interactive maps. The next WFPHA conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, and Rebollón, for one, is ready to go. “It’s the first time I’ve visited […]

COPH researchers investigate HIV/AIDS among indigenous Latin American populations

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Researchers at the USF College of Public Health have begun exploratory research examining HIV/AIDS in indigenous populations in Ecuador, Panama and Belize. Using syndemic theory as their lens, they are investigating factors impacting the spread of HIV/AIDS in each community, according to principle investigator Dr. Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, assistant professor in the Department of Community and […]

COPH leads the nation with CPH faculty and staff

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“The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has always considered our top priority to be the development of our students for careers in the public health profession. The Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam was designed as a way to help professionalize the field of public health so it is no surprise that we were one […]

Spring break is a call to service for these COPH grad students

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The International Health Service Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of medical, pharmacy, physical therapy and public health students.  The USF on-campus organization orchestrates an annual spring break trip to Panama.  The spring 2015 contingent was made up of about 20 participants, including two faculty members. The group gathered at Tampa International Airport at 4 a.m. […]

USF Health researchers launch immunization campaign

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A team of USF Health researchers are celebrating World Immunization Week by kicking off a campaign that focuses on immunizations. They join health advocates in 180 countries around the globe who unite to mark this occasion during the last week in April. Sponsored by the World Health Organization, World Immunization Week promotes the message that […]