Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Dr. Katherine Drabiak examines ties between cancer and personal hygiene products [MEDIA]

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Do you know what each of the ingredients does in your favorite shampoo or lipstick? That’s something USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Katherine Drabiak, attorney and assistant professor of bioethics and genomics says consumers should ask more often. In “Dying to Be Fresh and Clean? Toxicants in Personal Care Products, the Impact on Cancer Risk, […]

Doctoral student Dr. Fahad Mukhtar published in JAMA Oncology

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Dr. Fahad Mukhtar’s research “Change in Pattern of Secondary Malignancies following Kaposi sarcoma in the era of Anti-Retroviral Therapy,” published in JAMA Oncology examines how tumors that develop after Kaposi sarcoma have changed over the course of the last four decades; before and after the development of effective […]

Students get to work on the frontlines of public health

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Nate Stanley is already practicing public health, long before he’s set to graduate. Stanley, earning a PhD from the Department of Global Health in the fall of 2019, is currently serving as a Research Coordinator I at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on a grant to examine the […]

Dr. Alicia Best awarded two grants to study effects of HPV

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“There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach in public health. Accordingly, the more we learn about unique subpopulations of cancer survivors, the better prepared we will be to improve the quality of life of all cancer survivors,” Dr. Alicia Best said. Best, an USF College of Public Health assistant professor in the Department […]

Dr. Hung Luu joins consortium examining health issues in Asian populations

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Dr. Hung Luu, an assistant professor of epidemiology in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has joined the Asia Cohort Consortium (ACC) to examine various health outcomes of Asian populations. The ACC consists of investigators of 29 cohort studies from across Asia, including some in China, India, Japan, South Korea, […]

COPH researchers report on cancer disparities in Florida hospitals

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USF College of Public Health student researchers Dr. Jemal Gishe, Angella Hanciles and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “Minority Use of a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and Non-specialty Hospitals in Two Florida Regions.”  The study is in the January issue of Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.   Dr. Jemal […]

Dr. Cheryl Vamos and partners examine health literacy

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In October, women’s health researcher Dr. Cheryl Vamos presented on behalf of her collaborative team’s research at the 2014 International Cancer Education Conference in Clearwater. The study examined assets and barriers that influence Hispanic migrant farmworkers’ health literacy skills and their ability to continue with the necessary follow-up care resulting from an abnormal Pap test […]