Posts Tagged ‘Health Education’

Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong is elected to Board of Commissioners for NCHEC

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Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) alumna and assistant professor of community and family health, was recently elected to an at-large commissioner position with the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC). NCHEC certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development and strengthens professional preparation and practice. The two credentials offered […]

COPH student chosen for Florida AHEC Scholars Program

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) MPH student Juliana Azeredo was recently accepted into the Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Scholars Program. The program is part of a national initiative that provides inter-professional learning opportunities to students with health majors (e.g., medicine, pharmacy, social work, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, public health and others) who […]

Public Health Live on Tour gives COPH students first-hand experience

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Rather than taking a much-needed rest after finals this past semester, a group of committed students from the USF College of Public Health spent the beginning of winter break diving headfirst into the public health arena. As part of this year’s Public Health Live on Tour, students were able to escape the classroom setting and […]

From campus to the community: COPH faculty report on 2018 community engagement endeavors

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty members presented to staff, fellow faculty and local partners highlights from their 2018 community collaborations. Engagement plays a strong role in the COPH’s mission “to provide excellence in public health education, leadership, advocacy, research and service.” The year-in-review event, held in December at the COPH, was organized by […]

Dr. Karen Liller aims to reduce in-home injuries

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Dr. Karen D. Liller and colleagues from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published “Preventing unintentional injuries in the home using the health impact pyramid.” The research appears in the journal of Health Education & Behavior.   Liller is a professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. […]

Paige Hammond ties together passions for education and better health

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Recent honoree of the Society of Public Health Educators’ “30 under 30,” which shines the spotlight on 30 health educators under the age of 30, Paige Hammond is certainly an up-and-comer in public health education. Hammond has a long list of dream jobs, from diabetes educator to wedding or event planner, but knows that no […]