Posts Tagged Department of Global Health

New leadership appointed as research and practice dean

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In May, Dr. Wilbur Milhous, director for the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research and professor in the Department of Global Health,  transitioned out of his role as associate dean for research and passed the baton on to Dr. Ellen Daley, currently the associate dean for translational research and practice […]

COPH offers Coverdell Fellowship for returning Peace Corps volunteers

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Returned Peace Corps volunteers now have the option to become a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow at the USF College of Public Health. This graduate fellowship program awards financial assistance to returning Peace Corps volunteers pursuing an MPH or MSPH degree and will include an internship in underserved communities in Tampa […]

Dr. John Adams hosts malaria workshop with global reach

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The USF College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research (GHIDR) is dedicated to improving the lives of people afflicted by infectious disease through the development of improved diagnostics, treatment and preventive mechanisms. Distinguished University Professor and GHIDR assistant director Dr. John Adams hosted a two […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the […]

From Haiti to Tampa, Lentz Dorcely finds his passion in infection control

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Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, USF College of Public Health graduate, Lentz Dorcely, immigrated to the United States to Miami, Fla. when he was six. Dorcely became introduced to public health while he for studying for biology during his undergraduate sophomore year at the University of South Florida. “I came across […]

Dr. Thomas Unnasch receives $2.6M NIH grant to examine river blindness

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Thomas Unnasch, chair of the Department of Global Health and distinguished university health professor, has been awarded an R01 grant for more than $2.6 million from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to combat onchocerciasis in Africa. Onchocerciasis, commonly known as […]

Public health students examine racial disparities in health care

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Doctoral students Dr. Arturo Rebollón and Shawna Green of the USF College of Public Health have contributed to research examining differences in stroke hospitalization charges by race, age and income prior to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their findings, “Comoribity-Adjusted Stroke Hospitalization Charge Disparities: […]