Posts Tagged Global Health

PhD student authors paper on the disease dynamics of light pollution

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, Departments, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Research, Students

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, […]

USF Health faculty earn award at national meeting

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Office of Research, Departments, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Our Accolades, Our Alumni, Students

Two USF Health faculty won second place for their interprofessional education poster that was presented at the Association of University Programs of Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Meeting in June. Rahul Mhaskar, MPH, PhD, from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, CPH, from the USF […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak examines genetic testing and its impact on cancer treatment

| Academic & Student Affairs, COPH Home Page Feed, COPH Office of Research, Departments, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Offices, Our Research

Katherine Drabiak, attorney and USF College of Public Health assistant professor of bioethics and genomics who holds joint appointments in health policy and management and global health, recently published the article   in the Journal of Health & Biomedical Law. The article focuses on laboratory developed tests (LDTs) and their […]

Alumna Raaven Goffe continues on her path to becoming a doctor

| Academic & Student Affairs, Departments, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Alumni, Students, Undergraduate

College of Public Health alumna Raaven Goffe, came to the University of South Florida as an international student from Nassau, Bahamas in 2013. Goffe earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and master of public health degree with a concentration global communicable disease and a graduate certificate in global health […]

USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

| COPH Home Page Feed, Departments, Featured News, Global Health, Global Health Research News, Monday Letter, Our Research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world the chance to study the planet’s deadliest parasite in ways that were previously impossible. A new and innovative laboratory technique, published this week in Nature Communications, […]

Get ready Class of 2018!

| Academic & Student Affairs, CFH, COPH Home Page Feed, Departments, EOH, Featured News, Global Health, HPM, Monday Letter, Our Alumni, Our People, Students, Take Note!, Undergraduate

“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun aims to reduce deaths from hereditary colorectal cancer

| COPH Office of Research, Departments, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Research

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Lynch syndrome—also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer—is one of the most common hereditary cancer syndromes. Those with Lynch syndrome have a significantly greater risk than others in the general population of developing colorectal cancer. […]

Two COPH faculty awarded 2017 Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

| COPH Home Page Feed, COPH Office of Research, Departments, EPI-BIO, Featured News, Global Health, Monday Letter, Our Accolades

The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Thomas Unnasch, USF Health distinguished professor, chair of global health and interim chair of environmental and occupational health, and Dr. Amy Alman, assistant professor of epidemiology, are among 17 faculty members from across the USF System with the 2017 Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. […]