Posts Tagged ‘Deparment of Community and Family Health’

Dr. Ellen Daley and team examine health literacy and HPV prevention

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Dr. Ellen Daley, associate dean for research and practice at the USF College of Public of Health recently spoke to several hundred dentists and dental hygienists at the American Dental Association meeting in Atlanta about the connection between human papillomavirus (HPV) and oropharyngeal cancers. Rates of HPV-related oral cancers are rising at alarming rates, making […]

Neha Sathe competes in Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Neha Sathe was selected as a finalist at the annual Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition. Co-sponsored by the USF Center for Entrepreneurship at the USF Muma College of Business, Florida Blue and the USF chapter of the National Academy of Inventors, the state-wide competition is open to undergraduate, […]

MCH Train-A-Bull program welcomes inaugural cohort of undergrad scholars

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Twelve undergraduate students from various colleges across USF have been accepted into a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pipeline Training Program, known as MCH Train-A-Bull, at the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health (CFH). The two-year program provides mentorship, training and guidance for underrepresented undergraduate students from economically, educationally disadvantaged, […]

It’s a match for USF Dietetic Internship-MPH

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The USF College of Public Health’s Integrated Dietetic Internship-MPH program has successfully matched its first cohort of six interns. Students matched to the program are set to gain hands on experience in dietetics practice through the internship, which has been granted candidacy status for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). […]

COPH alumnae help incarcerated women in transition [video]

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USF College of Public Health alumnae Kimberlee (Krox) Roxburgh and Christine (Schilp) Mills have set out to restore hope to recently incarcerated women. As the co-founders of Hope Rises, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Little Rock, Ark., they aim to provide a comprehensive support program for previously incarcerated women and help them to achieve successful reentry […]

MCH expert sounds off on microcephaly and perinatal death

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Dr. Russell Kirby, USF distinguished professor and Marrell Endowed Chair, published two editorials in September. “Optimizing the ICD to identify the maternal condition in the cause of perinatal death overcoming challenges to create a holistic approach” appeared in the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and “Population surveillance for microcephaly” appeared in the […]

Public Health is a revelation turned dream career for MPH grad Lisa Nugent

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For Tampa native Lisa Nugent, a single public health course touched off a career revelation that answered the directional question mark haunting many energetic, knowledge-hungry youth. “I knew I wanted to go to grad school, but didn’t know what for,” she said. “I took a public health course, Contemporary Health Sciences, as an undergrad, and […]