Posts Tagged ‘Department of Health Policy and Management’

USF is well represented at FPHA

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It’s official! The 2016 Florida Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting was a huge success! The theme for this year’s meeting was “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age of Public Health.” It was held July 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. On Wednesday, July 27, the USF College of Public Health hosted its annual luncheon with more […]

Dr. Zachary Pruitt wins big with case-based learning

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Dr. Zachary Pruitt, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, was selected as the second place winner at the Annual Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Conference on June 24 in Kansas City, Mo. “This award is a recognition of our growing […]

Cauchavius Watts awarded Robert Wood Johnson internship

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“I’m really looking forward to learning as much as possible,” said Cauchavius Watts, an USF College of Public Health student pursuing a MHA in health administration and a MPH in health policy and programs. Watts was recently awarded an internship from Robert Wood Johnson University Health (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This internship is […]

Dr. Sean Gregory evaluates appendicitis protocol

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“It’s been a classic medical school question, does this person have appendicitis or not?” said Dr. Sean Gregory, USF College of Public Health assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Gregory recently had an article, “Cost-Effectiveness of Integrating a Clinical Decision Rule and Staged Imaging Protocol for Diagnosis of Appendicitis”, published in […]

Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

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Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health, the University of Massachusetts Medical School and St. Louis University. The findings appear in the American Journal of Public Health.  Study lead author was Jacqueline Wiltshire, […]

Alumni help students develop their careers

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This spring the USF College of Public Health offered many opportunities for students to network and to learn about what opportunities are available to them now and in the future. Career development events ranged from alumni panels offering advice and tips on how prepare for the next step after graduation, to career fairs that helped […]