Posts Tagged ‘Florida Department of Health’

From public health executives to public health leaders

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In June, the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) newly revived Public Health Executive Leadership Program graduated its first cohort of students in 10 years. “In those 10 years, it was my understanding that there was a paucity of leadership training and formal programming for Florida Department of Health professionals,” explained Dr. Marissa Levine, a […]

USF names Danielle Stanek the 2019 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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On April 3, Danielle Stanek, DVM, joined a group of professionals as the 2019 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health in a ceremony at the USF College of Public Health. Initiated by USF in 1988, nominations are solicited from public health practitioners across the state. The COPH bestows the award each year to a woman whose […]

Pauline J. Rolle is honored with a 2019 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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Each year, in conjunction with National Public Health Week, the USF College of Public Health recognizes a select group of alumni for their exceptional service and dedication to the field of public health. These alumni are chosen for the distinction based on recommendations made by COPH faculty and their professional colleagues. This year, Dr. Pauline […]

Nicole Elinoff attends Facebook Communities Summit

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As the sexual minority health coordinator at the Florida Department of Health in Orlando, Fla., USF College of Public Health graduate student Nicole Elinoff understands the power of social media. A full-time employee and MPH student who commutes from Tampa to Orlando—something she describes as a “short-term struggle for long-term gain”—she practices her passion of […]

COPH revives Public Health Leadership Institute

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently hosted 30 up-and-coming Florida Department of Health professionals to the first segment of its Public Health Leadership Institute. The program, which was held Oct. 1-3 on the USF Tampa campus, is getting a re-boot after a 10-year hiatus. “The USF COPH has a mission to support the […]

COPH grad Sophia Hector is named a leader in minority health

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Sophia Hector, who received her master’s in health policy and management from the USF College of Public Health in 2004, was recently named one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health.” The National Minority Quality Forum is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations […]