Posts Tagged ‘Etienne Pracht’

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Dr. Etienne Pracht receives PHSA Excellence in Teaching award

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As the spring 2015 semester came to a close, exceptional students weren’t the only ones recognized for their achievements in the USF College of Public Health. At the conclusion of each academic year, the Public Health Student Association presents the Public Health Excellence in Teaching award.  This year’s awardee is Dr. Etienne Pracht, associate professor […]

Health Policy researchers report red light cameras influence driver behavior—just not for the better

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“The fact is that red light cameras change driver behavior and cut down on the most dangerous types of accidents,” says St. Petersburg Mayoral candidate Rick Kriseman. No so, according to investigators in the USF College of Public Health. PolitiFact Florida, an entity that reviews political statements for accuracy, recently interviewed John Large, PhD, assistant […]