Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Dunn’

Public health students prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Undergraduate students enrolled in the Community Engagement in Public Health Preparedness course, offered by the USF College of Public Health, met face-to-face with public health preparedness leaders across Tampa Bay and engaged with the community in prevention efforts to keep the public safe.     “Students were able to gain […]

USF HOSA members at the 2016 Florida Leadership Competition in Orlando, Fla. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Dunn)

USF shines at the HOSA Florida Leadership Competition

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students in USF’s HOSA: Future Health Professionals participated in the Florida Leadership Competition, held in Orlando, April 14-17, and showed how USF Health students are on track to help make life better. HOSA is an international student organization with more than 200,000 members in more than 4,000 chapters for […]

Alexis Strokoff embodies spirit of public health with people-centric approach

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To Alexis Strokoff, it’s all about the people. The double-major takes a people-centric approach to environmental health and safety, tying in her anthropology background, to push for the best health outcomes for all. The Tampa native earned her first bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of South Florida in 2014, and graduated May 6 […]

COPH leads the nation with CPH faculty and staff

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“The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has always considered our top priority to be the development of our students for careers in the public health profession. The Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam was designed as a way to help professionalize the field of public health so it is no surprise that we were one […]

COPH’s Elizabeth Dunn receives 2015 Human Rights Award [multimedia]

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USF College of Public Health’s Elizabeth A. Dunn, MPH, CPH, was selected to receive the 2015 Human Rights Award from the Tampa/Hillsborough County Human Rights Council. Dunn, adjunct faculty for Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief and Homeland Security in the Department of Global Health, was among eight honorees for the 2015 Human Rights Award. She […]

Students and faculty represent USF COPH at FEMA Symposium

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held its 17th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium in June at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD. The topic of the symposium was “Moving Us Forward: Blending Higher Education and Experiential Knowledge in Emergency Management.” USF College of Public Health faculty, Dr. Robert Tabler, Ms. Elizabeth […]

USF COPH students team up with community partners to reduce home fire deaths and injuries

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Students and faculty from the USF College of Public Health have teamed up with the American Red Cross of Tampa Bay, Tampa Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire-Rescue, Hillsborough County Neighborhood Services, and Community Emergency Response Team members for door-to-door fire safety education and free smoke alarm installation events for Tampa-area homes. On Feb. 7, more than […]

We are thankful for student organizations like DAHR who are socially responsible

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Disaster and Humanitarian Relief students join more than 400 local residents in support of education for girls On Sunday, November 10, the Disaster and Humanitarian Relief (DAHR) Student Collaborative celebrated the Girl Rising movement with a showing of the film at the beautiful Tampa Theatre. This newly established student organization partnered with various USF student […]