Posts Tagged asthma

From farmer to Fulbright, Dr. Yiliang Zhu’s come full circle

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Upon graduating high school, Dr. Yiliang Zhu knew he would most likely be assigned to work in the countryside. Toward the end of the Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1970s Zhu, a professor in the College of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was sent to work […]

Dr. Troy Quast examines diabetes care to children displaced by Hurricane Katrina

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September is National Preparedness Month. It has been 10 years since a category five hurricane, stretching 400 miles across with sustained winds of more than 100 miles per hour, battered the state of Louisiana, displacing residents from their homes. Following Hurricane Katrina, temporary emergency state Medicaid waivers were established to […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and colleagues publish article on the use of social media to improve teen asthma care

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The Florida Prevention Research Center, the USF Social Marketing Group, and the Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are collaborating on a study using social marketing principles to talk with teens and their caregivers.  Specifically, the research examines the benefits and barriers to asthma control, explores the technological strategies […]