Posts Tagged ‘Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics’

Alumnus Dr. Jason Salemi elected president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network

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Dr. Jason Salemi’s passion for birth defects prevention is not going unnoticed. Salemi, USF College of Public Health alumnus and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the 2018 president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), a not-for-profit organization maintaining a national network of state and population-based programs for birth […]

Dr. Janice Zgibor’s ‘remedy’ to improving diabetes care

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Primary care providers need help providing quality care to patients with diabetes, according to Dr. Janice Zgibor of the USF College of Public Health. Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with more than 20 years of experience in diabetes research, examined how certified diabetes educators (CDEs) improved patient outcomes. Her […]

MPH student Matt Allman goes blue for diabetes awareness

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and what better way to draw attention to the disease than with blue hair! USF College of Public Health graduate student Matt Allman did just that this month when he sported bright blue locks for the month’s cause. A 22-year-old MPH student, Allman has been living with type 1 diabetes […]

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 […]

Practice yoga with the COPH

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While September might have been Yoga Awareness Month, yoga can be practiced anytime, even at the USF College of Public Health. Associate professors in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Janice Zgibor and Dr. Aurora Sancez-Anguino, will be hosting their inaugural weekly yoga class for COPH faculty, staff and students on October 11. “It […]

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 […]