Posts Tagged ‘Donna Petersen’

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 […]

Dr. Cheryl Vamos receives inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award

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In recognition of her ability to “reach deep within and far beyond to provide extraordinary learning moments for students,” Dr. Cheryl Vamos, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) assistant professor of maternal and child health and an alumna of the college, is the first recipient of the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award. The award […]

Drs. Petersen and Kirby receive prestigious MCHB awards

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna Petersen and Dr. Russell Kirby, a distinguished university health professor of community and family health, were recently recognized for their public health leadership and service by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The MCHB is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. […]

COPH revives Public Health Leadership Institute

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently hosted 30 up-and-coming Florida Department of Health professionals to the first segment of its Public Health Leadership Institute. The program, which was held Oct. 1-3 on the USF Tampa campus, is getting a re-boot after a 10-year hiatus. “The USF COPH has a mission to support the […]

A “thrilled and grateful” Sam Bell accepts alumni award

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The Honorable Samuel P. Bell, III, the “father” of the USF College of Public Health, accepted USF’s prestigious Class of ’56 Award at an alumni celebration held Thursday, Oct. 18, in conjunction with Homecoming Week. The award, which recognizes a non-USF alumnus who has “rendered distinguished service to the university and its community,” is presented […]

State of the College Address highlights achievements and honors

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For more than 30 years, the USF College of Public Health has played an active role in advancing the public’s health—at home and around the world. On September 24, Dean Donna Petersen presented her Annual State of the College Address to faculty staff and students. During the address she highlighted the “Five Ws of the […]

USF College of Public Health adopts new organizational structure

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On Aug. 8 the University of South Florida College of Public Health officially adopted a new organizational structure removing the five department model and reorganizing into four strategic areas, which Dean Donna Petersen says will allow for greater faculty collaboration. “What we have created is different ways to align ourselves in the spirit of faculty […]