Posts Tagged Coronavirus

Florida Blue Supports USF Epidemiologist’s Innovative Efforts to Track COVID-19

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University of South Florida College of Public Health Professor Edwin Michael’s arrival on campus coincided with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, giving an innovative system he’d built to track and predict disease outbreaks its debut amid a global crisis with severe statewide implications. Now, the pandemic forecasting system has […]

Dr. Jason Salemi’s goal to stop COVID-19 misinformation leads to a $20,000 donation

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“Like so many other Floridians, early in the pandemic, I turned to Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard for complete, accurate, and timely information. But I very quickly noticed that it was difficult to satisfy my increasingly specific questions about those impacted by COVID-19 by person, place, […]

COVID-19 Town Hall reveals what to expect in the months ahead

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USF Health experts and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor participated in a COVID-19 roundtable discussion leaving no topic unturned. The COVID-19 Town Hall, which was held virtually and broadcast from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on Thursday, Oct. 15, was hosted by the USF College of Public Health (COPH) and The Big Biology podcast. Moderated by […]

COPH professor, students root out COVID in residence halls, other campus hotspots

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If COVID-19 is going to take a hold anywhere on campus, the USF residence halls—where students sleep, eat, play and study—seem as likely a place as any. Ditto high-traffic areas, home to frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, elevator buttons and vending machines. To help identify an area of virus […]

USF Health experts, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor present COVID-19 Town Hall

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A panel of USF Health experts, along with the Honorable Jane Castor, mayor of Tampa, will participate in a COVID-19 roundtable discussion followed by a 30-minute virtual audience Q&A session.  This virtual event will be broadcast from Busch Gardens Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 7-8:30 p.m. The COVID-19 Town […]

Florida Prevention Research Center is a strategic partner in the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network

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In June, the Office of Minority Health (OMH), part of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced the award of a $40 million grant to the Morehouse School of Medicine and key strategic partners, including the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC). Along with ICF Next, […]

Get your groove back (virtually) with the COPH’s Dance Factory

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Back in January, before COVID-19 hit the United States, the USF College of Public Health hosted a talent show and benefit concert as part of its 35th anniversary celebration year. During the talent show, Dr. Joe Bohn, assistant professor, director of community engagement and deputy director of the DrPH Program, […]