Posts Tagged ‘distance learning’

Alumna Sandhya Srinivasan appointed chair to ASPPH’s Learning Futures Forum

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The USF College of Public Health’s Sandhya Srinivasan, director of the Office of Educational Technology and Assessment (ETA), has been appointed as chair of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health’s (ASPPH) Learning Futures Forum. ASPPH created the Learning Futures forum, open to faculty and staff from ASPPH-member schools and programs of public […]

College of Public Health a pioneer of online learning

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Long before the deluge of online learning became a given of modern education replete with a glut of overnight “universities,” USF’s College of Public Health launched a distance-learning presence that was formidable before online classes even existed. From 1990-93, 45 state health department employees in Tallahassee earned master of public health degrees from USF via […]

It takes a village to meet online student demand

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Public health offers seven master’s degrees and 11 graduate certificates in an online or virtual format How do six instructional designers manage more than 80 online courses in the USF College of Public Health? “It takes a village and an extraordinary attention to detail,” said Sandhya Srinivasan, MPH, MEd, director of the college’s Office of […]

Prepare for nature and man’s worst with the College of Public Health

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September is National Preparedness Month, but the USF College of Public Health embraces preparedness year-round. War. Public health emergencies. Natural and man-made disasters. Refugee campus with internally displaced persons. For most individuals, the mere idea of working in the aforementioned conditions is enough to trigger a rapid heartbeat, panic attack, or worse. No so, for […]

Dr. Theresa A. Scorcia Wilson keeps Michigan fit and healthy

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Theresa A. Scorcia Wilson, PhD, MPH, is 14-year veteran of the Michigan Department of Community Health, the state’s health department. She is assigned to the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Unit and manages the Cardiovascular Health, Physical Activity, and Nutrition Section.  Additionally, Teri is a part-time faculty member for Central Michigan University’s Global Campus. In […]

Public Health welcomes new students with record number of online offerings

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Student demand for distance learning to complement classroom teaching climbs With three new online degrees, a resource expo, and a celebrity guest, USF’s College of Public Health kicked off the 2013-14 academic year. USF Bulls mascot Rocky D. Bull welcomed hundreds of coeds to campus as they descended on the college for new student orientation. […]

Dr. Henian Chen and collegues publish paper on adolescent anxiety

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  Biostatistician Henian Chen, MD, PhD is co-author on a publication entitled “Impact of early adolescent anxiety disorders on self-esteem development from adolescence to young adulthood.” Dr. Chen is an associate professor in the USF College of Public Health and director of the Biostatistics Core for the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the Morsani […]

Thometta Cozart Brooks leaves Florida better than she found it

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Ms. Thometta Cozart Brooks knows busy, like Bo knows football. Communications guru.  Master of all things professional development.  Online MPH alumna.   Thometta blew into the USF College of Public Health in 2009 and has steadily gained strength. An average day for her entailed disseminating training, professional, and funding opportunities to the public health community; […]