Posts Tagged ‘Department of Community and Family Health’

Thanks for helping students put their passion into practice

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Public Health Thank You Day is November 20th. The USF College of Public Health, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, Research!America and leading public health organizations, is celebrating public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all people and all communities. Public Health Thank You Day is the […]

Dr. Russell Kirby is president-elect of American College of Epidemiology

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Russell Kirby, distinguished university health professor, has been elected president-elect of the American College of Epidemiology. Kirby, who is also a Marrell Endowed Chair in the Department of Community and Family Health, joined the ACE in 1993 as a member and was promoted to Fellow in 1996. The […]

Dr. Karen Liller wants to empower injury prevention workers

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“I believe it is absolutely critical  for the injury prevention field to continue our success in decreasing injuries and deaths,” said Dr. Karen Liller of the USF College of Public Health. Liller, a professor in the Department of Community and Family Health says decreasing injuries and deaths often includes effective policy making skills of those […]

PhD student Stacey Griner addresses oral health literacy

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month “There is very little research about dental and oral health among college students and on university campuses,” Stacey Griner said. “So I decided to use my training in dental hygiene to learn more about the dental needs of students and identify areas that can be improved.” Griner, a registered […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]

Mental health is public health

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 The University of South Florida College of Public Health embraces the concept that mental health is public health. To this end, the college offers certificate and full degree programs in support of behavioral health, as well as activities for students and the community. This year’s World Mental Health […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—Back to school!

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A new herd of Bulls entered the USF College of Public Health on Thursday, August 17. They arrived at orientation ready to learn and share their public health passions with others. Marissa Estrada is one of the college’s 296 new students. At 7:40 a.m., she was the first student to arrive for orientation. Estrada is […]