Posts Tagged Class of 2016

Bulls ready to improve the public’s health

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“We take a moment at the College of Public Health to acknowledge your accomplishments and to thank you again for choosing this very important field,” said the USF College of Public Health Dean Dr. Donna Petersen. On August 6, the COPH hosted two celebrations for graduates and their families. The […]

Nanah Fofanah: making life better for women and girls

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“My practice is sexual and reproductive health, and my passion is empowerment,” said USF College of Public Health graduate Nanah Fofanah. Born in Sierra Leone and growing up in Virginia, Fofanah’s views of the world have been shaped by her upbringing, faith and experiences. From her experience living in Sierra Leone, as […]

Shana Geary: public health minor to master

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Before her passion was public health, USF College of Public Health graduate Shana Geary was on a pre-med track with dreams of becoming an obstetrician. She graduated from USF with an undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences with minors in biomedical physics and public health. Her minor in public health was […]

Dr. Thomas Mason’s 100th graduate

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This May, Dr. Thomas Mason of the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health celebrated a teaching career milestone—graduating his 100th student at USF. Mason’s 100th student, Dr. Ayesha Johnson, completed her dissertation about birth outcomes of mothers with common conditions, such as hay fever and […]

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to […]

Julie Hentz uses social marketing to spotlight public health issues

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“I found I loved public health policy almost as much as social marketing,” said MPH graduate, Julie Hentz. Hentz graduated May 6 with a master of public health degree from the USF College of Public Health. She made the jump from advertising to public health after working for years in […]

Alexis Strokoff embodies spirit of public health with people-centric approach

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To Alexis Strokoff, it’s all about the people. The double-major takes a people-centric approach to environmental health and safety, tying in her anthropology background, to push for the best health outcomes for all. The Tampa native earned her first bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of South Florida in […]