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COPH and MCH are the perfect match for Maria Huynh

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“What I love the most about public health is how interdisciplinary it is. Public health really encourages and promotes partnerships between so many different professions and organizations,” Maria Huynh said. “It’s really inspiring to know that people with different backgrounds and ideals can come together to work on an issue for the overall good.” Born […]

Class of 2017 leaves the COPH with the power to be the change the world needs

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“Your smiles have a different quality today. When you arrived the first day it’s a smile of extreme anxiety, but now your smile is one of confidence, optimism and hope of the great futures you will all have wherever your career paths take you,” USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen said. “You all […]

Kindness and compassion are takeaways for the Fall 2016 graduating class

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“This graduating class is outstanding and I know that they are going to go forth and do great work promoting and protecting the health of people,” COPH Dean Donna Petersen said. “We are truly grateful for all that you have done and accomplished here and all that you are going to do in the future.” […]

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to the Class of 2016. On […]

Julie Hentz uses social marketing to spotlight public health issues

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“I found I loved public health policy almost as much as social marketing,” said MPH graduate, Julie Hentz. Hentz graduated May 6 with a master of public health degree from the USF College of Public Health. She made the jump from advertising to public health after working for years in advertising with companies, such as […]

Alexis Strokoff embodies spirit of public health with people-centric approach

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To Alexis Strokoff, it’s all about the people. The double-major takes a people-centric approach to environmental health and safety, tying in her anthropology background, to push for the best health outcomes for all. The Tampa native earned her first bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of South Florida in 2014, and graduated May 6 […]

Dr. Shitaldas Pamnani ready to take on the medical field

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Originally from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, India, Dr. Shitaldas Pamnani completed his bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery (MBBS degree) in Surat, India, in 2008, before moving stateside to earn his MPH in 2011. While pursuing his master’s degree, his advisors motivated him to go for his PhD in epidemiology, which is when […]