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USF Health virtual 5K raises money to help run family violence out of Tampa Bay

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USF Health hosted its virtual 5K, “Run Family Violence Out of Tampa Bay,” from April 17-18. With 107 registrants, the effort raised more than $7,200 that will go to directly support the The USF College of Public Health (COPH) Harrell Center’s priorities. The 5K was endorsed by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office […]

Run family violence out of Tampa Bay with the COPH

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) hosts a virtual 5K, “Run Family Violence Out of Tampa Bay,” benefiting the USF Harrell Center. The event takes place from April 17-18, 2021 and is sponsored by Lennar Homes. Proceeds benefit community-academic projects addressing family violence. The Harrell Center serves as an […]

Posters, panels and presentations: COPH takes part in virtual APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) held its annual meeting and expo virtually this year from Oct. 24-28, and USF College of Public Health (COPH) students and faculty took part in the many offerings.  According to the APHA website, “The APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest and most […]

Social connectedness and substance use impacts weapon carrying behavior among youth

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Public health researchers have found that youth are less likely to carry a weapon if they experience a strong sense of social cohesion—in other words social connectedness—people willing to help neighbors, people getting along well, people sharing the same beliefs about right and wrong and people solving community problems. USF […]

Dr. Abraham Salinas-Miranda named director of the COPH’s Harrell Center

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Calling it “a dream come true,” Dr. Abraham Salinas-Miranda has been appointed director of the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Harrell Center, whose mission is to develop and integrate knowledge with best practices to strengthen community responses to family violence. Salinas-Miranda, a medical doctor trained in Nicaragua who came […]

Large birth weight and increased risk of stillbirth

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Public health researchers have found that a large fetal birth weight is a significant risk factor for stillbirth. USF College of Public Health alumnae Drs. Lindsey King, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, and Korede Yusuf, assistant professor […]

Harrell Center identifies factors associated with increased likelihood of intimate partner violence in Haiti

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While 32.5 percent of women in Haiti have experienced a form of intimate partner violence (IPV), the determinants are not well understood. But, researchers from the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence have delved more into the “who.” Dr. Abraham Salinas-Miranda, director of […]

After nearly 50 years of combined service, two longtime COPH professors retire

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May is a month of endings and beginnings on college campuses. This May, in addition to graduating 242 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, the USF COPH said goodbye to two longtime, distinguished professors: Drs. Martha Coulter and Kathleen O’Rourke. Coulter, a professor of community and family health, has dedicated her […]