Founded in 1997 by a training grant supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Sunshine Education and Research Center at the USF College of Public Health stemmed from an industrial hygiene training program grant in the late 1980s. “NIOSH has several charters,” explained Dr. Thomas Bernard, chair and professor in Environmental […]
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With an aging population, more of us help care for our parents — most of whom would prefer to live independently in their own homes. New technology is helping adult children and other caregivers help seniors live safely and happily. HOME OUTFITTED WITH SENSORS At 80, Mary Taylor believes there’s a new way to live […]
How do you go green? Watch this cool video for an idea courtesy of USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Ortega and environmental engineering student Robert Bair. They partnered on the 15-second video that earned first-place honors in a contest sponsored by Waste Management.
A pair of USF professors from seemingly disparate disciplines are helping to further develop and refine a new medical alert system with state-of-the-art potential. “We were approached by a company that’s developing technology to monitor seniors at home,” said Dr. Carla VandeWeerd, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF […]