Posts Tagged ‘Harrell Center’

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 career to improving the lives […]

Closing the gap between academia and the community

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The USF College of Public Health and the Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County’s (FDOHH) yearlong Community Engagement Initiative exemplified what public health should be about, according to project supervisor Dr. Martha Coulter. In 2014 the FDOHH provided a $50,000 grant to fund five $10,000 community projects, each consisting of a graduate student at the COPH and faculty […]

Community Engagement Initiative with Department of Health a success

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The yearlong Community Engagement Initiative program that began in 2014 has come to an end, but its impact in the community is here to stay. Last year, the Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County/USF College of Public Health Community Engagement Initiative was to fund exciting and innovative projects. The partnership made grants available, allowing community agencies […]

COPH teams with DOH-Hillsborough to fund community projects

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The USF College of Public Health and the Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County have initiated an exciting joint project aimed at facilitating projects that are conducted jointly between community agencies and the COPH.  Through a Department of Health grant, the college was able to fund five $10,000 community projects that were initiated by the community. […]

Harrell Center a local and international force in violence prevention

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Like many entities directed at the greater public good, the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center was the product of a private philanthropist’s gift. James Harrell and his family wanted to do something to help eliminate family violence, and they acted on that desire. The result was a […]

USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

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Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement programs and strategies to prevent child abuse, substance abuse, crime and other types of violence. Martha Coulter, DrPH, professor and director of the Harrell Center at the […]