Posts Tagged ‘Department Global Health’

From preparedness to safety to EMT, Anthony Barone does it all

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“I honestly chose USF/COPH for convenience,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Anthony Barone. “It wasn’t until after joining the USF/COPH family that I fully realized what a great decision I had made.” Originally from Southwest Ohio, Barone learned about the USF/COPH after relocating to the Tampa Bay area. He found USF to be […]

From helpline to Ebola, Bradley Biggers’ career is off to a fast start

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“USF gave me the tools to get a successful start in my public health career,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Bradley Biggers. Even though he originally planned to go into a career in psychology, Biggers said he changed his mind after working at a crisis helpline in Tallahassee. The agency he worked at […]

Public health programs across the country see major changes to curriculum [Multimedia]

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USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen leads the national group propelling changes in how we prepare tomorrow’s public health workforce. In a packed conference room in Washington, DC, Donna J. Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, stood before hundreds of public health educators and shared the news: the public health curriculum that was defined 100 years ago – […]

Graduate student Montray Smith presents posters at pair of international conferences

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“Being a student never stops,” said USF College of Public Health graduate student Montray Smith.  “I was still doing homework in one of my classes while I was in the Netherlands.  I was on vacation, and I had the class PowerPoints and the textbook spread all over the hotel room, and I had to use […]

USF COPH students team up with community partners to reduce home fire deaths and injuries

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Students and faculty from the USF College of Public Health have teamed up with the American Red Cross of Tampa Bay, Tampa Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Neighborhood Services, and Community Emergency Response Team members for door-to-door fire safety education and free smoke alarm installation events for Tampa-area homes. On Feb. 7, more than […]

Department of Global Health balances growth on the cutting edge

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One of the USF College of Public Health’s largest and fastest-growing departments is also its newest.  Founded in 2004, the Department of Global Health already has become one of the largest COPH departments in terms of total enrollment, said Dr. Thomas Unnasch, department chair. The department initially was formed by a collaborative effort between faculty […]