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#VaxWithMe at free flu shot drive on October 19

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On Friday, October 19, the USF College of Public Health hosts its annual Free Flu Shot Drive.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone ages 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of illness, including hospitalization.   This is the 22nd year of the college’s flu shot […]

USF Health researchers team up to study effectiveness of novel therapy for prolonged grief

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Drs. Kevin Kip and Cindy Tofthagen use $275,000 National Institute on Aging grant to embark on two-year study An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from what experts call “prolonged, complicated grief.” This type of grief, which disproportionately affects the elderly, is characterized by a daily yearning for the deceased individual, feeling emotionally numb and having […]

Alumna Deidre Orriola breaks down classroom walls

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As a faculty instructor II at the USF College of Public Health, COPH alumna Deidre Orriola is helping undergraduate students live outside the box and gain a global perspective in public health issues abroad. “I really love seeing students make new connections and discover their passions within the public health discipline,” Orriola said. Originally from […]

Annual flu shot day fighting the flu for 20 years

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The doors opened at 8 a.m., but Shelley Ayala was third in line to receive her complimentary flu vaccination early on Oct. 21. A resident of Riverview, Fla., Ayala has been coming to the USF College of Public Health’s flu vaccination drive, a collaborative effort with USF Health and the Hillsborough County Health Department, for six years. […]