“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 […]
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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 […]
On Wednesday, April 24, Karen Lukaszewicz, SSgt, USAF presented her MPH Special Project “Substance Abuse and Brain Injury” to Bruce Levin, PhD, Raymond Harbison, PhD and members of the Toxicology program. A community and family health student, Ms. Lukaszewicz completed her project while deployed. She discussed the mechanism of injury, effects of substances of abuse […]
On April 30, Jennie White successfully defended her dissertation proposal “Development of a Novel Method for Deriving Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTCs) for Vaccine Constituents” to her committee and members of the toxicology program. Ms. White conducted her research at the Division for Vaccines and Related Products Applications (DVRPA) within the U.S. Food and […]
The college established four departments: Community and Family Health (chair: Dr. Stanley Graven), Epidemiology and Biostatistics (chair: Dr. Paul Leaverton), Environmental and Occupational Health (chair: Dr. Stuart Brooks) and Health Policy and Management (Chair: Dr. Tom Chirikos).
Six MPH programs were offered initially: Maternal and Child Health, Health Policy and Management, Health Education, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Environmental and Occupational Health