Posts Tagged Elizabeth Dunn

Study investigates hurricane evacuations in the era of COVID-19

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The 2020 hurricane season is breaking records with 23 named storms, and more are projected to develop over the next few weeks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be as many as 25 by the time the season ends. Researchers say this extremely active forecast is especially […]

USF supports COVID-19 research partnerships with new seed grants

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The University of South Florida will provide seed funding to 14 new research projects designed to address the medical, technological and societal issues of COVID-19. This brings the total of institutional resources invested into pandemic research to more than $1 million. This third round of funding is unique because researchers […]

COPH celebrates Summer 2020 graduates virtually

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“This group of students have persevered under unprecedented circumstances. Their spring semester was flipped upside down and they have remained in remote mode since the beginning of March. Many of these graduates were working and continue to do so on the frontlines of COVID-19 response or behind the scenes ensuring […]

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 […]