Posts Tagged ‘breast cancer’

Dr. Alicia Best earns the COPH’s first ever K01 for cancer research

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“Cancer has always been at the forefront of my mind,” said USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Alicia Best. She lost her mother to breast cancer when she was just fifteen. Now, she’s taking a step toward fighting back with her National Cancer Institute Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01), a first […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak examines genetic testing and its impact on cancer treatment

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Katherine Drabiak, attorney and USF College of Public Health assistant professor of bioethics and genomics who holds joint appointments in health policy and management and global health, recently published the article   in the Journal of Health & Biomedical Law. The article focuses on laboratory developed tests (LDTs) and their use (and limitations) in determining […]

COPH hosts short films of reflection, hope and humor

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LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This year, Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay has been selected to host LUNAFEST to raise money for its scholarship program and will share proceeds with the Breast Cancer Fund. Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay inspires girls to be joyful, […]

COPH doctoral student plans to use degrees to benefit needy communities

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The definition of public health differs from person to person.  To some, the study concerns the overall population’s health.  To others, it focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle.  To fourth-year PhD student Pamela Guevara, public health offers an opportunity to reach out to the sometimes overlooked communities in today’s world. “I truly want to reach […]

Dr. Mulubrhan Mogos starts new position at Indiana University

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Dr. Mulubrhan Mogos, a post-doctoral fellow in the USF College of Public Health, recently accepted an assistant scientist position at the Indiana University School of Nursing. In mid-August, he relocated to Indianapolis and is getting acclimated to his new position. Thus far, he is active in education and research, teaching for the Department of Community […]