Posts Tagged ‘Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics’

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 […]

Bulls represent at FPHA, three win awards

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It’s the year of the woman … At least it is for this year’s USF College of Public of Health award winners at the 2017 Florida Public Health Association annual conference. The event was held in July 26-27 in Orlando. The honorees include two students and one faculty member from the college. Lea Heberlein-Larson, MPH, […]

Dr. Janice Zgibor and researchers suggest changes needed in diabetes screening

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Current screening for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors may not reduce mortality and cardiovascular disease in the general population, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Janice Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Identifying and treating diabetes early are beneficial and cost-effective, however, according to Zgibor, current […]

Doctoral student Dr. Fahad Mukhtar published in JAMA Oncology

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Dr. Fahad Mukhtar’s research “Change in Pattern of Secondary Malignancies following Kaposi sarcoma in the era of Anti-Retroviral Therapy,” published in JAMA Oncology examines how tumors that develop after Kaposi sarcoma have changed over the course of the last four decades; before and after the development of effective […]

Dr. Phillip Marty awarded professor emeritus with the COPH

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Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF and USF Health. Marty, professor of public health, internal medicine and psychiatry, held several administrative positions in the USF College of Public Health, Morsani College of Medicine […]