Posts Tagged ‘health and wellness’

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National observance celebrates the ways public health rocks!

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health held a weeklong celebration to commemorate National Public Health Week, April 2-8. Each year National Public Health Week is held during the first full week of April and is organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), a government-based professional organization for public health professionals that […]

Dr. Adewale Troutman earns Outstanding Leadership in Health & Wellness Award

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Dr. Adewale Troutman said he believes strongly in the power of one. The USF College of Public Health associate dean of Health Equity and Community Engagement and professor in the Department of Community and Family Health uses that notion as his motivation. Troutman has spent the last thirty years of his academic and professional career dedicated […]

Public Health is a revelation turned dream career for MPH grad Lisa Nugent

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For Tampa native Lisa Nugent, a single public health course touched off a career revelation that answered the directional question mark haunting many energetic, knowledge-hungry youth. “I knew I wanted to go to grad school, but didn’t know what for,” she said. “I took a public health course, Contemporary Health Sciences, as an undergrad, and […]

President Genshaft invites Dr. Rita DeBate to lead Healthy Campus initiative

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Professor Rita DeBate, PhD, MPH, FAED, is co-chair of the Healthy Campus 2020 Steering Committee, a group tasked with improving the overall health and wellness of USF students. In May 2011, the USF System President issued a proclamation in support of the “Exercise is Medicine” movement. “Soon thereafter, a task force was established to explore […]