Posts Tagged ‘emergency management’

COPH undergrads get hands-on with preparedness

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September is National Preparedness Month From mass casualties to hurricane response, USF College of Public Health undergraduate students gained hands-on experience in preparedness the past spring and summer through volunteerism and service-learning oriented courses. The first of such hands-on experiences included student support of a Tampa Bay community preparedness effort where students served as evaluators […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the USF Center for Leadership and […]

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 […]

Dr. Thomas Mason’s 100th graduate

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This May, Dr. Thomas Mason of the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health celebrated a teaching career milestone—graduating his 100th student at USF. Mason’s 100th student, Dr. Ayesha Johnson, completed her dissertation about birth outcomes of mothers with common conditions, such as hay fever and eczema, on May 6. Johnson […]

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 […]

COPH alumni make a difference in public health through service opportunities with FEMACorps

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The USF College of Public Health’s Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief program in the Department of Global Health has partnered with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps’ FEMACorps program to provide opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to gain experience in the field of emergency management. AmeriCorps NCCC FEMACorps members and leaders work in […]

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center Webinar: Improving Systems that Serve Vulnerable Populations Before, During and After Disasters

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ASPPH, in cooperation with the CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and the University of South Florida College of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (PERLC), is presenting a free webinar for faculty at CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health and Federal, state, local, and tribal governmental public health practice […]

Global Health launches two new undergraduate minors and certificates

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At the April 22nd meeting of the USF Undergraduate Council, the Council approved Global Health based minors and undergraduate certificates in Global Communicable Disease and Infection Control.  Each new minor and certificate is twelve credit hours and will be available to Undergraduate students beginning in the Fall of 2013.  These are the second and third […]