Posts Tagged ‘community health’

COPH students study community health in Indonesia

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In July, four USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduate students traveled to Indonesia to take part in the “Community Participation in Public Health” course offered by Diponegoro University in Semarang. This is the first collaboration between the college and Diponegoro University, made possible by Dr. Hanifa Denny, a COPH alumna who’s now a faculty […]

Annual Chiles Symposium showcases efforts to improve community health

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For the second year now, the Annual Chiles Lecture and Symposium put a spotlight on how the USF College of Public Health is promoting the health and well-being of women, children, families and communities. The COPH’s Chiles Center aims to promote the optimal health using a multi-pronged approach: research, applying evidence-based practices, delivering education and guiding change […]

COPH to engage in national design and health research consortium

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Faculty from USF’s COPH and Florida Center for Community Design and Research will focus on Tampa Bay area projects integrating public health and community design Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) and the Florida Center for Community Design & Research (FCCDR), part of USF’s School of Architecture and Community […]

Senée Mobley + degree = new Peace Corps career

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“Because there is a lot of unnecessary suffering and premature death, the opportunity to find real solutions to major public health problems draws me to public health,” Senée Mobley said. Originally on a pre-med track, USF College of Public Health graduate Senée Mobley realized that public health’s preventative and population approaches to solving health problems […]

From farmer to Fulbright, Dr. Yiliang Zhu’s come full circle

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Upon graduating high school, Dr. Yiliang Zhu knew he would most likely be assigned to work in the countryside. Toward the end of the Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1970s Zhu, a professor in the College of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was sent to work as a farmer. He would […]

HIV/AIDS, a bus and persistence = a win for COPH alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy

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USF College of Public Health alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy has some advice for recent graduates “You have to be willing to start at the bottom of the ladder in order to get to the top.” This mindset served Lopez-McCoy well over the course of her professional career and helped her land her current position as health […]

Dr. Claude Dharamraj retires after three decades of public health service

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The last place in the world USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Claude Dharamraj thought she would see health disparity was in the United States. After obtaining her medical degree from Université de Lille, in France in 1975, and starting her career as a neonatology pediatrician in New York, she was quickly proven wrong. […]