Posts Tagged ‘domestic violence’

Alumna Aditi Desai uses yoga to get in touch with vulnerable populations

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month USF College of Public Health alumna Aditi Desai is using a special set of skills and her public health passion to reach vulnerable populations – through yoga. Desai recently returned from Nairobi, Kenya, where she completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training with the Africa Yoga Project. Now that […]

COPH researchers push for public health in Belize

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Punta Gorda, the southernmost town in Belize, is often described by residents as “the forgotten city,” according to Dr. Ismael Hoare, assistant professor in Global Health at the USF College of Public Health. Hoare and Dr. Martha Coulter, professor in Community and Family Health, have just completed the final phase of their research examining public health […]

Dr. Martha Coulter reports on provider perceptions of family violence

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Dr. Martha Coulter and COPH alumna Melissa Mercado-Crespo published “Co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and child maltreatment: Service providers perceptions.”  The research appears in the February issue of the Journal of Family Violence. Coulter is a professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health.  She also directs The Harrell […]

Harrell Center a local and international force in violence prevention

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Like many entities directed at the greater public good, the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center was the product of a private philanthropist’s gift. James Harrell and his family wanted to do something to help eliminate family violence, and they acted on that desire. The result was a […]