Posts Tagged COVID-19

USF Health-led global team searches for vaccine to prevent P. vivax malaria

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World Malaria Day is April 25. With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health grant, Distinguished University/USF Health Professor John Adams, PhD, leads a team of international researchers focused on accelerating the discovery of a vaccine against Plasmodium vivax malaria, a major global health problem. The new grant from the […]

USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen earns “She Stepped Up” Award [VIDEO]

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dean Donna Petersen is one of six women across Florida who earned the American Council of Education (ACE) Women’s Network “She Stepped Up Award: Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership in Facing 2020’s Unprecedented Challenges.”  The ACE Women’s Network is a national network that supports women in […]

Dean Donna Petersen teams with USF Ombuds Office to organize USF Respectful Responders program

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Those in the USF community who have been on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic have been understandably concerned about how compliant students, faculty and staff would be with the university’s face mask mandate.  To allay fears and to ensure constructive conflict engagement, USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna […]

USF community demonstrates critical leadership in year-long response to COVID-19

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The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a spirit of perseverance, collaboration and community partnership, despite the emotional and often taxing circumstances that have become part of many daily lives. […]

Pandemic spreads surge of interest in public health programs

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Another thing also spreading during the pandemic is an interest in public health. The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has seen a record increase in student applications to many of its degree programs.   And, interest in public health programs is also being experienced nationally, according to David Hogeboom, […]

COPH research team finds chlorine dioxide gas 99.91% effective against COVID-19 virus

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COVID-19 has taught us a lot of things. And one of the more important lessons has been the need for thorough, fast and effective disinfecting measures. A team of researchers from the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Center for Environmental/Occupational Risk Analysis and Management set out to determine how […]

Research Day speaker William Sessa discusses role of lipid regulation in cardiovascular disease

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The arteries, veins and capillaries making up our vasculature supply blood and other essential substances to all organs of the body. And abnormalities affecting vascular biology are common across many disciplines and research areas emphasized at USF Health, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, diabetes, metabolic disorders, maternal-fetal medicine, neuroscience and […]