Posts Tagged ‘FEMA’

Risky business: Why Americans don’t prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Americans are a tolerant bunch. At least when it comes to natural disasters and the risks they pose. Most of us—about 60 percent says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—don’t have an emergency plan in place should something like a hurricane, tornado or wildfire hit. And the reason why, says […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the USF Center for Leadership and […]

Students and faculty represent USF COPH at FEMA Symposium

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held its 17th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium in June at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD. The topic of the symposium was “Moving Us Forward: Blending Higher Education and Experiential Knowledge in Emergency Management.” USF College of Public Health faculty, Dr. Robert Tabler, Ms. Elizabeth […]

COPH alumni make a difference in public health through service opportunities with FEMACorps

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The USF College of Public Health’s Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief program in the Department of Global Health has partnered with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps’ FEMACorps program to provide opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to gain experience in the field of emergency management. AmeriCorps NCCC FEMACorps members and leaders work in […]