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Dr. Thomas Unnasch receives $2.6M NIH grant to examine river blindness

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Thomas Unnasch, chair of the Department of Global Health and distinguished university health professor, has been awarded an R01 grant for more than $2.6 million from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to combat onchocerciasis in Africa. Onchocerciasis, commonly known as […]

Doctoral student Dr. Arturo Rebollón wins award at the Panamanian Public Health Society conference

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Panama-native Dr. Arturo Rebollón won a full-ride to next year’s World Federation of Public Health Associations conference (WFPHA) in April 2017 with his research project on cancer research and interactive maps. The next WFPHA conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, and Rebollón, for one, is ready to go. “It’s […]

USF Health students make life better in Panama

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With a passport, a GPS and more than 100 pounds of educational materials in hand, College of Public Health master’s student Kate LeGrand was one of 22 USF Health students ready to embark to the rural mountainside town of Chicá, Panama. In March, student volunteers from the USF International Health […]

GIS and Health Symposium call for abstracts

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The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association, invites abstract submissions for the 2016 GIS and Health Symposium. The theme for this year’s Symposium is “Mapping the Way to Healthy Communities.” The event takes place June 1-3, 2016 in Washington, DC. and abstract submissions are due on March 15. University of South Florida Distinguished University Professor Russell S. Kirby, serves on the symposium planning committee. He notes, “This is our fifth national conference. The symposium program will be developed, in large part, […]

Students share research at the 2015 Geographic Information Systems Summer Poster Session

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Students representing various departments at the University of South Florida, from the College of Public Health to the College of Engineering and beyond, presented research projects using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to illustrate public health issues at the 2015 GIS Summer Poster Session on July 17 in the COPH lobby. […]