Posts Tagged Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Robert Novak participates in by-invitation-only 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting

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Vector-borne-disease expert Dr. Robert Novak, a USF College of Public Health professor of global health, recently returned from the 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, held in October in Berlin, Germany. The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting is a scientific convening to foster collaboration among partners to solve the world’s most pressing […]

Post-doctoral scholar Dr. Takudzwa Sayi receives Gates Foundation grant

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The USF College of Public Health announced on June 15 that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Dr. Takudzwa Sayi, a post-doctoral scholar in the Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence in Education, Practice, and Science in the Department of […]

Every day is World Malaria Day in the USF College of Public Health

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On Friday, April 25, the public health community paused to commemorate World Malaria Day. It’s a day observed by the United Nations and other health organizations to showcase the efforts and progress made in the global fight to control this pandemic. With “Invest in the Future: Defeat Malaria” as the theme, the celebratory week included a wide range of events that brought malaria to the forefront of discussion. However, for two USF College of Public Health professors, malaria is on the forefront every day. John H. Adams, PhD and Dennis […]

We are thankful for philanthropists who support researchers like Dr. Thomas Unnasch

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Gates Foundation awards $100,000 grant to Dr. Thomas Unnasch Distinguished University Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, and colleagues, are the recipients of a $100,00 Grand Challenge Explorations Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The award funds the investigators for “New Approaches for Detection, Treatment, and Control of Selected […]