Posts Tagged Dinorah Martinez-Tyson

COPH alum Dr. Aldenise Ewing is lead author of article examining barriers to colorectal cancer screening

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Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) covers colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) procedures that can catch colorectal cancer early, when it’s most treatable, there are disparities in utilization rates.  Dr. Aldenise Ewing, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) […]

State of the College Address focuses on the two pandemics

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On October 5, Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), gave her 15th State of the College Address virtually to faculty, staff and administration through Microsoft Teams due to the COVID-19 pandemic that rocked the world at the start of the 2020 spring semester.  “I am delighted to […]

Rising and shining: Seven COPH faculty members climb the ranks

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In 2019, a record number of USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty were promoted, some with tenure. “Promotions and tenure only happen when significant accomplishments have been achieved,” said Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the COPH. “This has been the biggest year we ever had in terms of promotions. […]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative celebrates interdisciplinary research at annual luncheon with seed grants, recognizes Betty Castor

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The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative held its sixth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon during National Women’s Health Week at the Bryan Glazer JCC. The annual luncheon, sponsored by PNC Bank, sold out with more than 300 leaders and health researchers in attendance and raised over $80,000 […]

USF honors COPH professor with Women in Leadership and Philanthropy award

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Dr. Dinorah Martinez Tyson, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) and Department of Anthropology alumna who is an assistant professor in the COPH, has been given a $5,000 Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) award from the USF Foundation, a group that connects the university with donors. Martinez Tyson […]

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 […]

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 […]