Posts Tagged ‘Donna Petersen’

2019 State of the College Address celebrates COPH’s past, outlines future, highlights 35th anniversary

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On September 20, Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), gave her 14th State of the College Address to a packed audience of faculty, staff and administrators in the Samuel P. Bell III Auditorium at the COPH. This year marks the college’s 35th anniversary of its founding. After the premiere […]

COPH celebrates 125 graduates (and 1 orangutan) at summer 2019 graduation

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The USF College of Public Health feted 142 new public health professionals at its summer 2019 graduation ceremony, held Aug. 2 in the college’s Samuel P. Bell Auditorium. Fifty-eight students were recognized for earning their BSPH degrees while 60 were honored for receiving master’s degrees. Seven received their doctorates. In recognition of her 4.0 grade […]

Dr. Jaime Corvin receives 2019 ASPPH Teaching Excellence Award

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Recognized as a “consummate educator, coach and champion” by Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), Dr. Jaime Corvin was recently honored with the Teaching Excellence Award presented by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). Each year, one faculty member who teaches full time in an ASPPH-member […]

243 graduates of the COPH are urged to innovate, get out of comfort zone

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On May 2, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduated 220 students. One hundred twenty-one of them received a bachelor of science in public health. The other 99 were graduate students. Eight received doctorate degrees; 91 received master’s degrees. Undergraduate Send-Off The day’s festivities began in the morning. Undergraduates receiving their BSPH degrees flooded […]

National observance pushes for science, action and health

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health held a weeklong celebration to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 1-7. Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full week of April and is organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a government-based professional organization for public health professionals that prides itself on influencing […]

COPH students help expand “health” options through the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan

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Imagine you’re living paycheck to paycheck and you suddenly lose your job —and your health insurance. What then? The USF College of Public Health (COPH) and its students have long played a vital role in helping to provide health care to those in the community who need it most. College faculty, community leaders and advocates […]

USF COPH (still!) the number-one public health school in Florida

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The votes are in, and the USF College of Public Health is still the top public health school in Florida. The college also retains its spot at number 16 in the nation, sandwiched between Yale and Brown Universities. The rankings were conducted by U.S. News and World Report and were based on peer assessment surveys […]