Posts Tagged ‘community engagement’

Dr. Adewale Troutman partners with PolicyLink to convene centers for health equity

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The most important determinant of your life expectancy and your quality of life is your zip code, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Adewale Troutman, associate dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement. Troutman’s public health passion has been to address health equity and he has taken it a step further by establishing […]

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. Her research focuses on racism […]

Need health care coverage? Enrollment deadline for Jan. 1 coverage is Dec. 15

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#GETCOVERED! USF! Getting health care coverage is about taking personal responsibility for one’s health and financial well-being.  It’s about being an independent adult and protecting oneself. It is important to remember these critical dates: December 15: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1 January 1: 2016 coverage […]

Ready, set, breastfeed!

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This year’s Big Latch On event not only turned out to be highly attended, but it was also record breaking. On August 1, more than 200 families attended the Big Latch On, an event in which breastfeeding women come together at registered locations around the world to all latch on their breastfeeding child at a […]

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 […]

Community Engagement Initiative with Department of Health a success

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The yearlong Community Engagement Initiative program that began in 2014 has come to an end, but its impact in the community is here to stay. Last year, the Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County/USF College of Public Health Community Engagement Initiative was to fund exciting and innovative projects. The partnership made grants available, allowing community agencies […]