Posts Tagged Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees [VIDEO]

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They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health is coming to the rescue of these beloved sea creatures, still listed as a “threatened” species. The USF Health college is training […]

Doctoral student Nnadozie Emechebe wins 2017 SAS Junior Professional Award

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Originally from Nigeria where he worked as a pharmacist for three years, USF College of Public Health doctoral student Nnadozie Emechebe came to the COPH four years ago to earn his MPH. Upon graduating with his MPH in 2015, Emechebe worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb as a senior analyst. Now a […]