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Interdisciplinary team implements FluFIT program at Moffitt

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) in collaboration with Moffitt Cancer Center finished the second year of their FluFIT program to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates specifically using the fecal immunochemical test (FIT). CRC is the second leading cause of cancer […]

From the east coast to the west, COPH rocked APHA

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“USF COPH rocked the house!” Dean Donna Petersen proclaimed. She was referencing how the USF College of Public Health showed up and showed out at events related to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, held Nov. 10-14. “Our fabulous faculty organized and led a two-day Learning Institute preparing a […]

Class of 2017 ends the year with new degree and renewed passion

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“Your accomplishments are noteworthy; each and every one of you has achieved something very important,” said USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen. “You all will bring your public health perspective with you wherever you are. It’s amazing how public health is pretty much everywhere if you really start to look at it.” On […]

Class of 2017 leaves the COPH with the power to be the change the world needs

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“Your smiles have a different quality today. When you arrived the first day it’s a smile of extreme anxiety, but now your smile is one of confidence, optimism and hope of the great futures you will all have wherever your career paths take you,” USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen said. “You all […]

Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson awarded 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 5, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family […]

COPH researchers investigate HIV/AIDS among indigenous Latin American populations

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Researchers at the USF College of Public Health have begun exploratory research examining HIV/AIDS in indigenous populations in Ecuador, Panama and Belize. Using syndemic theory as their lens, they are investigating factors impacting the spread of HIV/AIDS in each community, according to principle investigator Dr. Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, assistant professor in the Department of Community and […]