Posts Tagged ‘Fulbright’

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship

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Malinee Neelamegam, a USF COPH doctoral student in epidemiology, recently received a $10,000 dissertation fellowship from the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi. This year the group presented 10 such fellowships to graduate students around the country. All the students, working in a variety of disciplines, are currently in the writing phase of their dissertations—or […]

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in global disaster management and humanitarian […]

Jillian Edge receives Fulbright

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge is the recent recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia. The grant will help Edge gain a better understanding of the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. Originally from California, Edge is seeking […]

From farmer to Fulbright, Dr. Yiliang Zhu’s come full circle

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Upon graduating high school, Dr. Yiliang Zhu knew he would most likely be assigned to work in the countryside. Toward the end of the Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1970s Zhu, a professor in the College of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was sent to work as a farmer. He would […]

USF Health Panama and others earn USF World Global Achievement Awards

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USF Health had a strong presence in the USF World’s inaugural Global Achievement Awards, held Nov. 13 in the USF Gibbons Alumni Center. Leading USF Health’s winning tally was the USF Health Panama for the group category. Watching through Skype was the team earning the award and included Cristienn Joudaane (director, Panama initiatives), Aracely Quintero, […]

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam receives international fellowship

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“Receiving a scholarship goes beyond having financial aid,” said Malinee Neelamegam, doctoral student at USF’s College of Public Health. “It inspires me to work harder and to strive for excellence.” Neelamegam is the most recent recipient of the American Association of University Women International Fellowship. The AAUW International Fellowship allows Neelamegam to continue pursuing her […]

Atypical graduates highlight spring 2015 pinning ceremony

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“You should be proud of your accomplishments!” Dr. Kay Perrin told the College of Public Health baccalaureate graduates at the pinning ceremony May 1.  “As of tomorrow, you will be among the 26% of the U.S. population with a college degree,” added Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean for undergraduate studies. Among all the honors, […]

Anisha Prabhu presents poster at Fulbright reception

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“Although historically taboo, public expression of sexuality is slowly becoming accepted,” reads the abstract from a poster presentation by Anisha Prabhu, an MPH candidate at the USF College of Public Health. At first glance, sociology might seem a more fitting field for such a study, but the public health angle becomes more apparent with a […]