Posts Tagged Elizabeth Dunn

Practicing their passion: USF College of Public Health faculty work across the state to trace contacts, track spread of COVID-19

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In mid-March, Dr. Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CEH, dean of USF’s College of Public Health (COPH), sent an email to the college’s faculty with the subject line of “an unprecedented opportunity.” The email was sent just as the university and the country were bracing for the coming onslaught of COVID-19 […]

COPH receives grant to study hurricane shelter operations during COVID-19 pandemic

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How do we safeguard against the spread of COVID-19 if people are forced to evacuate to community shelters during a hurricane? That’s one of the questions a research team led by Dr. Jennifer Marshall, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) associate professor, and her co-principal investigator Elizabeth Dunn, an […]

Elizabeth Dunn honored with 2020 COPH Excellence in Teaching Award

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Called “dedicated,” “motivating” and “inspiring” by the students she teaches, Elizabeth Dunn, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) instructor and alumna, receives the college’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year, COPH undergraduate and graduate students nominate a college faculty member who has made a major contribution to student […]

COPH uses VR technology to teach hurricane preparedness

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The USF College of Public Health has a new way of educating the community about hurricane preparedness through the use of virtual reality (VR) technology.   Carlos Montoya, instructional/multimedia developer at the COPH, came up with the idea of using a virtual realty simulation to prepare students and the community […]

Public health students help vulnerable communities get ahead of the storm

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students were able to get out of the classroom and into the field this summer as they served some of Hillsborough County’s most vulnerable communities to help residents in building their hurricane preparedness plans.   Through the Public Health Innovation Studio summer course, launched […]

From campus to the community: COPH faculty report on 2018 community engagement endeavors

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty members presented to staff, fellow faculty and local partners highlights from their 2018 community collaborations. Engagement plays a strong role in the COPH’s mission “to provide excellence in public health education, leadership, advocacy, research and service.” The year-in-review event, held in December at […]