Posts Tagged ‘Deidre Orriola’

COPH leads the nation with CPH faculty and staff

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“The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has always considered our top priority to be the development of our students for careers in the public health profession. The Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam was designed as a way to help professionalize the field of public health so it is no surprise that we were one […]

Ready, set, breastfeed!

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This year’s Big Latch On event not only turned out to be highly attended, but it was also record breaking. On August 1, more than 200 families attended the Big Latch On, an event in which breastfeeding women come together at registered locations around the world to all latch on their breastfeeding child at a […]

Public health undergraduates experience Panama for the first time

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“It was very, very successful,” said Deidre Orriola, instructor of the USF College of Public Health’s first undergraduate course held in Panama, which concluded June 1. At the end of May, a group of 12 undergraduate students, one staff member and one faculty member traveled to Panama for an eight-day, three-credit-hour class. Orriola taught the […]

Deidre Orriola presents poster at annual meeting

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USF College of Public Health instructor Deidre Orriola is calling it: Flipped learning is the next big thing in academics. Most recently, the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health selected her poster titled “Flipping public health education: A rationale for turning lecture-based learning on its head” for presentation at the 2015 annual meeting. […]

Undergraduate office tracking measles, other infectious diseases

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The Office of Undergraduate Studies at the USF College of Public Health is maintaining a poster that tracks the U.S. measles outbreak. Using the Center for Disease Control’s online updates as her guide, administrative assistant Alana Falcone updates the map whenever new information is available. A state marked with pins is a state with reported […]

Pandemics course buzzes with outdoor activity

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While most Floridians are seeking ways to avoid mosquitoes and horseflies over the summer, a few are actually looking for them. USF College of Public Health graduate students Samia McKeever and Ryan Ortega, both working on MSPH degrees in the Department of Global Health, recently led a group of undergraduates through the rugged terrain around […]