Posts Tagged ‘Deborah Cragun’

From the east coast to the west, COPH rocked APHA

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“USF COPH rocked the house!” Dean Donna Petersen proclaimed. She was referencing how the USF College of Public Health showed up and showed out at events related to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, held Nov. 10-14. “Our fabulous faculty organized and led a two-day Learning Institute preparing a […]

Genetic counseling student Lindsey Victoria receives research grant

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Being a graduate student in the USF College of Public Health’s genetic counseling program has allowed Lindsey Victoria to experience a lot of firsts. Not only is she part of the first cohort of students in the COPH’s genetic counseling program, but now she’s also been awarded her first ever research grant from the National […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun aims to reduce deaths from hereditary colorectal cancer

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Lynch syndrome—also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer—is one of the most common hereditary cancer syndromes. Those with Lynch syndrome have a significantly greater risk than others in the general population of developing colorectal cancer. They are also at increased […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun selected to genetic counseling board

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Deborah Cragun, assistant professor and director of the genetic counseling MSPH program, has been selected to the board of directors for the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Her three-year term begins on July 1. The ACGC is the specialized program accreditation board for educational training programs granting master’s […]

Genetic counseling program welcomes inaugural class

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The USF College of Public Health officially welcomed its first class of students in the genetic counseling MSPH program this semester. The program is the first and only fully-accredited genetic counseling training program in the state and was established to meet the critical demand for certified genetic counselors in Florida, building graduate-level education in human […]

Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health is the first in Florida to offer a graduate degree in genetic counseling. Last week, the college’s graduate program in genetic counseling earned a crucial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. Accreditation as a new program by this national organization is essential for graduating […]

USF offers first Florida programs in genetic counseling and nutrition

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The College of Public Health is the first in Florida to offer MSPH concentration in genetic counseling and MPH concentration in nutrition and dietetics The USF College of Public Health continues to step up its academic game by offering two master of public health concentrations in genetic counseling and nutrition and dietetics. Deborah Cragun, assistant […]