Posts Tagged ‘Global Health’

From Africa to Asia and back again: COPH grad travels world studying vector-borne diseases

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Dr. Ryan Tokarz, who received both his MPH and PhD in global communicable diseases from the USF College of Public Health (COPH), had a childhood dream of being a marine biologist who studied sharks. As time went on, the Lutz, Fla., native went a little off course, swapping biology for epidemiology and sharks for mosquitos. […]

Can PTSD pass from mother to baby? COPH genomics researchers aim to find out

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Twenty-five years ago, nearly one million people died in the Rwandan genocide against ethnic Tutsi. Today, 26 percent of Rwandan adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychological health condition triggered by witnessing or being involved in highly stressful events, such as natural disasters, violence or war. Drs. Monica Uddin and Derek Wildman, genomics […]

Global Health, Diplomacy & National Security call for posters

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The University of South Florida is accepting undergraduate and graduate student abstracts to be presented for poster presentations on a variety of topics related to the intersection of global health, diplomacy, national security, public health and migration.  STUDENT POSTER AWARDS Undergraduate Graduate 1st Place (1 award): $400 2nd Place (2 awards): $200 3rd Place (4 awards): […]

Body size and the immune system

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Can body size impact how an immune system fights disease? Does an elephant have a different immune system than a mouse? According to USF College of Public Health (COPH) professor Dr. Lynn (Marty) Martin and colleagues, it’s a subject that’s been virtually unstudied. Until now. Martin and others recently published the article “The effects of […]

COPH students gain know-how in the City of Knowledge

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In a world that’s constantly becoming more intertwined thanks to advances in technology and globalization, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) puts a great emphasis on the study and advancement of global and international health. Many USF students take part in a variety of study abroad opportunities offered university wide. Of interest to numerous […]

2019 State of the College Address celebrates COPH’s past, outlines future, highlights 35th anniversary

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On September 20, Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), gave her 14th State of the College Address to a packed audience of faculty, staff and administrators in the Samuel P. Bell III Auditorium at the COPH. This year marks the college’s 35th anniversary of its founding. After the premiere […]

Recent COPH grad traveled the world with USF programs

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What’s on your bucket list? If you’re like a lot of people, at least one dream is to travel the world. Unfortunately for most of us, though, work or school gets in the way of having the time and resources to check that one off our list. But not so for David Arango. The recent […]