Posts Tagged Global Health

A is for advocacy: COPH students train middle/high schoolers in advocacy

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Dr. Karen Liller, a USF College of Public Health(COPH) professor and director of the college’s Activist Lab (which provides advocacy training, research and opportunities), teamed with Ellen Kent, coordinator of the USF Health Service Corps, and Activist Lab Student Advisory Board members to develop the Adopt-a-School Program for student advocacy. […]

COPH professor named fellow of the American Ornithological Society

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Dr. Lynn “Marty” Martin, a USF College of Public Health professor, has been named a fellow of the American Ornithological Society (AOS). The society is made up of a global network of professionals advancing the scientific understanding and conservation of birds.  Martin, an expert in vertebrates such as birds and […]

Alumna Sam McKeever addresses the environmental issues impacting health in underserved communities

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“What interests me most about public health is the intersection between health and place. There are many interesting geographic variables that influence health outcomes,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Sam McKeever. After earning her master of science in public health (MSPH) degree with a concentration in global communicable […]

COPH hosts the 2020 USF One Health Codeathon, readies for 2021 event (VIDEO)

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The second annual USF One Health Codeathon was held last February, before the onslaught of COVID-19. What’s a codeathon? According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a codeathon (aka hackathon) is an event in which “researchers and [computer program/software] coders from a variety of backgrounds … work together and […]

COPH post-doc Dr. Cedric Zimmer publishes major collaborative paper on stress resiliency

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Dr. Cedric Zimmer, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) post doctoral scholar within the global and planetary health strategic area, is the lead author of the paper, “FKBP5: A Key Mediator of How Vertebrates Flexibly Cope with Adversity.”  The paper appears in the Oct. 15 edition of the journal […]