Posts Tagged ‘Global Health’

Dr. Anthony Masys co-edits book on global health security

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 H1N1. H5N1. Ebola. Zika. Outbreaks of these infections demonstrate that the world’s global health security, is, at best, fragile. To help public health students and leaders prepare for and respond to global health security issues, Dr. Anthony Masys, a USF College of Public Health associate professor and director of  global disaster management, humanitarian assistance and […]

COPH takes part in first USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium

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The USF College of Public Health, in collaboration with other university entities—the Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and the Global Citizens Project—will co-host the first annual USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium on Feb. 28 at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions. […]

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 and national security.  STUDENT POSTER AWARDS Undergraduate Graduate 1st Place (1 award): $400 2nd Place (2 awards): $200 3rd Place (4 awards): $50   1st […]

Dr. Robert Novak participates in by-invitation-only 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting

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Vector-borne-disease expert Dr. Robert Novak, a USF College of Public Health professor of global health, recently returned from the 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, held in October in Berlin, Germany. The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting is a scientific convening to foster collaboration among partners to solve the world’s most pressing health and development challenges. It […]

USF Genomics: Innovative, investigative and interdisciplinary

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USF Genomics Program welcomes seven new faculty members What’s does genomics—the study of an organism’s DNA—have to do with public health? More than you might think. “Public health research, practice and policy are inseparable from genomics,” said Dr. Rays Jiang, a systems biologist and USF College of Public Health assistant professor of global health who […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak authors paper on ethics, efficacy of mitochondrial replacement therapy

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Dr. Katherine Drabiak, a USF College of Public Health assistant professor of bioethics and genomics, recently published the article “Emerging Governance of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: Assessing Coherence Between Scientific Evidence and Policy Outcomes,” in the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law. Mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) is an experimental procedure in which nuclear DNA from a […]

Zoonotic disease expert Dr. Lynn “Marty” Martin joins COPH [VIDEO]

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What can house sparrows—and maybe even elephants—tell us about human health? That’s a question Dr. Lynn “Marty” Martin is on a quest to answer. Martin, who specializes in vertebrate physiology and immunology, recently joined the USF College of Public Health faculty, making the move from integrative biology at USF. He is a leading expert on […]

PhD student authors paper on the disease dynamics of light pollution

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Meredith Kernbach, a third-year USF College of Public Health (COPH) doctoral student in global health, was lead author on the article “Dim Light at Night: Physiological and Ecological Consequences for Infectious Disease.” The paper was published recently in the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology. The article notes that light pollution, or the presence of unnatural […]