Posts Tagged community engagement

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

USF COPH students team up with community partners to reduce home fire deaths and injuries

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Students and faculty from the USF College of Public Health have teamed up with the American Red Cross of Tampa Bay, Tampa Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Neighborhood Services, and Community Emergency Response Team members for door-to-door fire safety education and free smoke alarm installation events for Tampa-area homes. […]

MCHSO spring symposium highlighted family planning, preconception health

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization at the USF College of Public Health presented its sixth annual spring symposium in the Sam Bell III Auditorium on March 20.  The topic was family planning.  A two-hour meet-and-greet with the speakers at the WELL set the stage the previous evening. Seven […]