Posts Tagged community engagement

Dr. Jennifer Marshall and team chosen to evaluate infant mental health initiative

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The Hillsborough County Early Childhood Council has called upon Dr. Jennifer Marshall and her research team to evaluate the county’s Infant Mental Health Uniting Grant. Marshall, a research assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF College of Public Health, has a long relationship with […]

Harrell Center a local and international force in violence prevention

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Like many entities directed at the greater public good, the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center was the product of a private philanthropist’s gift. James Harrell and his family wanted to do something to help eliminate family violence, and they acted on that […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]