Posts Tagged community engagement

Dr. Joe Bohn honored with 2021 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 7, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement […]

Dean Donna Petersen teams with USF Ombuds Office to organize USF Respectful Responders program

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Those in the USF community who have been on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic have been understandably concerned about how compliant students, faculty and staff would be with the university’s face mask mandate.  To allay fears and to ensure constructive conflict engagement, USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna […]

Activist Lab holds third annual boot camp

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab held its third annual boot camp Friday, January 29. The 2021 event, held virtually, focused on advocacy and pandemics, particularly COVID-19.  “These exciting boot camps allow participants to not only learn about advocacy and policy changes, but to focus on particular public […]

Get your groove back (virtually) with the COPH’s Dance Factory

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Back in January, before COVID-19 hit the United States, the USF College of Public Health hosted a talent show and benefit concert as part of its 35th anniversary celebration year. During the talent show, Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement and deputy director of the DrPH Program, […]

Identifying the ‘at-risk’: USF faculty and students helping stop the spread of COVID-19

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More than 60 USF students and faculty members are dispersed across the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Health in identifying people who’ve come in contact with someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus. They’re focused on finding those considered ‘high-risk,’ meaning someone who may have attended […]

Policy change + healthier food options = Fun Bites

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While community recreational facilities offer plenty of options for physical activity and getting healthy, the snacks offered at concession stands and vending machines are anything but that, often loaded with fats, salt and sugar.  That’s where public health and social marketing step in. The USF College of Public Health has used […]