Posts Tagged community engagement

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 […]

Alumnus Dr. Chukwudi Ejiofor gets one step closer to addressing public health in Nigeria

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USF College of Public Health alumnus Chukwudi Ejiofor said he didn’t even know what public health was when he went to medical school. Now, it’s his passion. Originally from Nigeria, where he also went to medical school, Ejiofor said he wasn’t introduced to public health until he was nearly finished […]

Public health students prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Undergraduate students enrolled in the Community Engagement in Public Health Preparedness course, offered by the USF College of Public Health, met face-to-face with public health preparedness leaders across Tampa Bay and engaged with the community in prevention efforts to keep the public safe.     […]

Human rights matter at annual maternal and child health symposium

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The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) 7th annual spring symposium is Thursday, March 3 at the University of South Florida Patel Center. This year’s theme is Human Rights: Women, Mothers & Children. American Public Health Association President Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones is a social epidemiologist and family physician. […]