Posts Tagged ‘Department Global Health’

Dr. Michael White named Distinguished USF Health Professor

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USF College of Public Health Professor Dr. Michael White is one of three senior faculty members recently selected as Distinguished USF Health Professors for 2015-16. He is joined by Drs. Paula Bickford and Jorge Lockhart. The designation recognizes outstanding faculty who have clearly distinguished themselves in their fields and are known nationally and internationally for […]

USF among four state universities to study Zika and other diseases through CDC grant

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The University of South Florida will collaborate on a new $10 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study ways to help stop the Zika virus and other infectious diseases from spreading in the United States. Led by the University of Florida, the grant teams investigators from UF, USF, the University of […]

Dr. John Adams named 2016 Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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College of Public Health’s John Adams, PhD is one of five leading University of South Florida researchers named to the new class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This year’s class also includes Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM and Shyam Mohapatra, PhD, MBA from USF Health. With this year’s new Fellows […]

USF Health researchers join Hillsborough and Pinellas County Zika prevention discussions

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Educating the public about the ways that the Zika virus is carried in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the primary goal of Robert Novak, PhD, professor at the USF College of Public Health Department of Global Health. In September, Novak joined a panel of a dozen city, county, transportation and tourism leaders at the Hillsborough County […]

Dr. Dennis Kyle is featured speaker at Amoeba Summit 2016

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University of South Florida researchers continue to hone the high-volume screening of compounds that may lead to optimal drugs to combat the rare but deadly infection caused by the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri. Distinguished USF Health Professor Dennis Kyle, PhD, who has studied the parasite since the early 1980s, was a featured speaker Sept. 9 […]

Diego Samot-Bidot discusses state of arboviruses and Zika in Puerto Rico

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“My passion in public health is to study and mitigate contagious diseases transmitted by fluids and vectors in vulnerable and minority groups,” said Diego Samot-Bidot, a research fellow in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health. He spoke at a Summer Lunch-N-Learn sponsored by the Public Health Student Association (PHSA) and the […]

Malaria expert Dr. John Adams named Distinguished University Professor

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USF Health’s global health and infectious disease researcher John H. Adams, PhD, was recently named Distinguished University Professor for 2016 for his work in malaria parasite biology that is helping lay the groundwork toward better control and vaccine development. Dr. Adams, professor in the USF College of Public Health, will be honored and have his […]

Sheila Alaghemand’s practices public health in Malaysia

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For USF College of Public Health master’s student, Sheila Alaghemand, last summer was a time of opportunity. Instead of lounging poolside, she found herself across the world in Malaysia ready to practice her passion in global health. Alaghemand, earning her degree in global communicable diseases from the Department of Global Health, spent her international field […]