Posts Tagged ‘College of Behavioral and Community Sciences’

Mental health is public health

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 The University of South Florida College of Public Health embraces the concept that mental health is public health. To this end, the college offers certificate and full degree programs in support of behavioral health, as well as activities for students and the community. This year’s World Mental Health […]

Alumna Ercilia Calcano honored for work in the advancement of Latinos

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USF College of Public Health alumna Ercilia Calcano, grew up going to elementary school with half a notebook and a third of a pencil. She lived in a two-bedroom home with no running water or electricity among her 10 siblings in the Dominican Republic. Despite that, she said her home was full of care and […]

Interdisciplinary efforts to train mental health leaders of tomorrow

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 University of South Florida graduate student Sarah Lokey said she was looking for a degree program to address population health, while also keeping individual perspectives in mind. She decided to earn a dual master’s degree in public health and social work from USF’s College of Public Health (COPH) […]

Institute encourages scholars to take action in adolescent behavioral health [VIDEO]

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 Scholars of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) do more than submit research proposals addressing an adolescent behavioral health problem. They translate that research into action. The Institute, a joint program between the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health and the College […]

Institute Scholar Application Deadline Nov. 14

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The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health is a federally funded* state-of-the-art research education program that teaches the practical skills of translational and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. The institute and its outstanding institute scholars work with community partners, academic mentors and national mentors to advance the field of […]