Posts Tagged Elizabeth Dunn

Narayan Kulkarni is first MHA student to represent COPH in CLARION Case Competition

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) student Narayan Kulkarni was one of four USF Health students—and the first MHA student—to represent the university at the 2021 National CLARION Case Competition. The annual competition was held virtually this year from April 9-10. “It is a wonderful opportunity to apply skills that one […]

USF researchers present progress and promise of COVID-19 seed grant projects

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In April 2020, as the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across Florida and the United States, USF Research & Innovation working with faculty members and college and department leadership to launch a first-of-its kind funding effort to jump start research into the disease and its impact. The […]

Game on! COPH students, alums work to make the Super Bowl safer

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Elizabeth Dunn, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) instructor and alumna, leads the university’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an all-volunteer organization made up of students and alumni dedicated to providing education and training in emergencies. The group has filled sandbags before storms, helped staff shelters during hurricanes and […]

COPH celebrates (virtually) 263 graduates

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

State of the College Address focuses on the two pandemics

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On October 5, Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), gave her 15th State of the College Address virtually to faculty, staff and administration through Microsoft Teams due to the COVID-19 pandemic that rocked the world at the start of the 2020 spring semester.  “I am delighted to […]

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 […]