Posts Tagged ‘community engagement’

“Vaccine Ambassadors” help kick off HPV vaccination awareness campaign

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Led by Drs. Ellen M. Daley and Cheryl A. Vamos, a team of PhD and MPH students from the Department of Community and Family Health is working to increase awareness about the benefits of HPV vaccination in Hillsborough County. Dubbed the “Vaccine Ambassadors” by the Tampa Tribune after the successful kick-off of an HPV vaccination […]

VaccineLink campaign kicks off in Winter Haven

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A team of USF Health researchers launched VaccineLink-Conexión de Salud at the Education, Health & Wellness Expo in Winter Haven, Fla., on Saturday, July 12.   The event attracted more than 400 people who received information about local universities, community organizations, health and insurance providers and food services.  VaccineLink organizers implemented e-surveys and shared educational […]

Faculty help students envision careers in health sciences

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USF Health faculty members were greeted by enthusiastic and engaged students when they spoke recently for the career days at two same-gender magnet middle schools in Hillsborough County. Kevin Sneed, PhD, dean of the USF College of Pharmacy, chats with students at the Franklin Magnet Middle School career day. About 30 faculty members representing all […]

Ms. Morgan Hess-Holtz earns second place honors for USF Health in Panama

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Ms. Morgan Hess-Holtz earned second place honors at the USF Research that Matters Conference. Sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships (OCEP), the event focused on “Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneurship, and the Economic Impacts of University–Community Engagement.” Her winning poster “Participatory Processes in Developing Culturally Competent Material addressing Ngäbe-Buglé Indigenous Health Issues: Case […]