Posts Tagged COVID-19

Air Sampling For Dust: The Basics

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Understanding the differences in dust particles, the various types of filters available, and the latest dust measurement and dust sampling methods are essential to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.

COVID-19 mortality rate five times higher among labor, retail and service workers, study reveals

| COPH Office of Research, Epidemiology, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our Alumni, Our People, Our Research

A University of South Florida (USF) epidemiology associate professor discovered associations between COVID-19 mortality rates and socioeconomic position, gender, ethnicity and race that reveal an urgent need to implement population-based infection control efforts, especially for those in low socioeconomic positions (SEP). In collaboration with a team of epidemiologists from the COVKID […]

Preparing For Weather Emergencies In The Age Of COVID-19

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

It is hurricane season again which requires employers to review, update, or create an emergency action plan for weather-related emergencies. With the addition of the COVID-19 pandemic, your plans must address shelters, or sheltering in place, and the need to protect you, your loved ones, and your employees from exposure to the virus.

COVID-19 ushered in an era of missed vaccine opportunities. How do we get back on track?

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, COPH Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, Featured News, Health and Safety, Our Research

COVID-19 didn’t just shut down life as we know it. It also brought vaccine administration to a near screeching halt.  USF College of Public Health (COPH) professor and associate dean of research and practice, Dr. Ellen Daley, along with doctoral students Heather Owens, Morgan Richardson Cayama, Jill Desch and Kelli […]

Social marketers catch cheating on online surveys, casting doubt on compensated internet research

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Office of Research, Featured News, Monday Letter, Our Research, PRC

A warning from USF researchers: Scam artists are taking advantage of online surveys that pay for participation – a method of market research that has become more common practice since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This conclusion stems from a study that began just before the start of the […]

USF Health celebrates return of in-person Research Day

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Research Day 2022 participants welcomed the opportunity to once again connect with health sciences scholars across USF colleges and disciplines Masks did not hide the smiling eyes or muffle the energetic buzz of conversations that filled the USF Tampa campus Marshall Student Center on Feb. 25 as students, postdocs, residents, […]