Posts Tagged ‘Department Global Health’

COPH hosts premier conference on evolution of communicable diseases

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The USF College of Public Health worked in collaboration with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) to host the 1st International Congress on Ecology and Evolution of Communicable Diseases in Ecuador, March 14-16. The event assembled renowned scientists from around the world and offered an understanding of the interactions affecting ecology and evolution of communicable […]

Ryan Ortega finds his love for research in the COPH

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“My practice is global communicable disease research and epidemiology, my passion is doing whatever I can to improve the health of marginalized populations and make the world a more fair and equitable place,” USF College of Public Health Ryan Ortega said. Ortega graduated from the COPH on May 6 with a master of science in […]

Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium, May 16

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The Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium promotes advances with and ongoing collaborative research projects in infectious diseases at the University of South Florida.  This year’s event is scheduled for May 16 on the USF Tampa campus. The theme is “Modern Approaches for Discovery of New Therapies Against Infectious Diseases.” The symposium is sponsored by the […]

Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

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USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. The mosquito species Culex erraticus may play a more significant role in transmitting the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) in the southeastern United States than Culiseta melanura, […]

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 […]

Nathanael Stanley presents research at international ecotourism conference

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student, Nathanael Stanley, can check another milestone off of his academic to-do list. For more than two years, he wanted to present at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference. However, because the conference was normally held in either Africa or South America, and he was on a student budget, […]

HIV/AIDS, a bus and persistence = a win for COPH alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy

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USF College of Public Health alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy has some advice for recent graduates “You have to be willing to start at the bottom of the ladder in order to get to the top.” This mindset served Lopez-McCoy well over the course of her professional career and helped her land her current position as health […]

Global health team pioneers development of new antimalarial drug screening model

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A University of South Florida (USF) Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to classify antimalarial drugs and to identify drug targets for the most lethal strain of malaria, Plasmodium falciparum. The National Institutes of Health-funded study appeared online Nov. 6 in the journal Scientific Reports. The […]