Posts Tagged Epidemiology

COPH faculty, students, staff shine at National Birth Defects Prevention Network annual meeting

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In early March, shortly after World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) and before COVID-19 travel restrictions took effect, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) held its annual conference in Arlington, Va. The conference’s 150 participants, including USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty, students and staff who manage the USF […]

COPH alum Shandey Malcolm now top epidemiologist for her native Turks and Caicos

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Epidemiology was nowhere on her radar when Dr. Shandey Malcolm graduated from the University of Miami with a biology degree in 2004.  “I knew I wanted to pursue a master’s degree, but I was unsure of the area of concentration,” said Malcolm, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) grad […]

Identifying the ‘at-risk’: USF faculty and students helping stop the spread of COVID-19

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More than 60 USF students and faculty members are dispersed across the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Health in identifying people who’ve come in contact with someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus. They’re focused on finding those considered ‘high-risk,’ meaning someone who may have attended […]

Graduate student Sharonda Lovett is a 21st century scholar

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Sharonda Lovett was awarded the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 21st Century Student Scholarship. Through SOPHE’s Campaign for the 21st Century: Building SOPHE’s Future, the scholarship supports full-time undergraduate and graduate students interested in attending SOPHE’s fall summit or annual spring conference. […]