The USF College of Public Health’s postdoctoral enhancement component of the five-year Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Grant welcomes two new postdoctoral scholars in 2018, Dr. Taylor Livingston from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dr. Nicholas Thomas from Tulane University. Their COPH appointments began in January and continues through 2020. […]
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USF College of Public Health students, Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani, have been selected to represent University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is the […]
The 7th Annual Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) of the USF College of Public Health honed in on the rights of women, children and mothers. The symposium, held at the USF Patel Center for Global Solutions on March 3, drew 100 attendees who were eager to hear from 26 speakers and panelists sharing […]
Gastroschisis: a birth defect that causes a hole to form in a baby’s abdomen. Never heard of it? Not surprised, it’s rare with only 2-3 cases reported per 10,000 live births in the United States. This statistic is one that Russell Kirby, PhD, knows inside and out. For the past eleven years, he led a […]
On Wednesday, April 24, Karen Lukaszewicz, SSgt, USAF presented her MPH Special Project “Substance Abuse and Brain Injury” to Bruce Levin, PhD, Raymond Harbison, PhD and members of the Toxicology program. A community and family health student, Ms. Lukaszewicz completed her project while deployed. She discussed the mechanism of injury, effects of substances of abuse […]
The college established four departments: Community and Family Health (chair: Dr. Stanley Graven), Epidemiology and Biostatistics (chair: Dr. Paul Leaverton), Environmental and Occupational Health (chair: Dr. Stuart Brooks) and Health Policy and Management (Chair: Dr. Tom Chirikos).