Posts Tagged ‘Environmental and Occupational Health’

Dr. Marie Bourgeois is elected president of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Toxicology

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Starting this month, Dr. Marie Bourgeois, a research assistant professor of environmental and occupational health at the USF College of Public Health (COPH), takes over as president of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (SESOT). Her term runs until March 2020. Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical, physical or […]

Beyond science and math: COPH undergrads attend USF STEM Academy

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November 8 is National STEM/STEAM Day What can USF College of Public Health (COPH) students get out of the USF STEM Academy, a program that generally attracts biology, chemistry, math and engineering majors? A lot, it turns out. STEM Academy, which gets its primary funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), is a week-long […]

Dr. Foday Jaward becomes head of the Sierra Leone EPA

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Dr. Foday Moriba Jaward, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) associate professor of environmental and occupational health, was recently appointed by the democratically elected president of his native country, Sierra Leone, to lead that nation’s Environmental Protection Agency. Jaward, whose official title is executive chairman-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was approved by the country’s parliament […]

Get ready Class of 2018!

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“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said Dean Donna Petersen. On Thursday, […]

Two COPH faculty awarded 2017 Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Thomas Unnasch, USF Health distinguished professor, chair of global health and interim chair of environmental and occupational health, and Dr. Amy Alman, assistant professor of epidemiology, are among 17 faculty members from across the USF System with the 2017 Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. The ceremony was held in […]

COPH brought everything together for Dr. Hana Osman

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“As you know, the general population doesn’t really know much about public health – and I was no different from most people,” said Dr. Hana Osman, associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the USF College of Public Health. Osman said a conversation with Dr. Kay Perrin at a conference sparked […]

Undergrads learn OHS equals HAZMAT and more

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“Is occupational health and safety the field for you?” That’s the question a group of undergraduates in the College of Public Health’s Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) pondered from June 9-14.     Hosted on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus, the weeklong program introduced participants to OHS experts in the […]

USF’s experts on hurricanes and weather include the College of Public Health

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USF faculty experts are ready to provide information on hurricanes ranging from storm surge to socioeconomic impact. TAMPA, Fla. (June 4, 2013) – As the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway, meteorologists from The Weather Channel list Tampa as the most vulnerable and overdue city for a hurricane. At the same time, scientists from the […]