Posts Tagged ‘health equity’

Rachel Logan receives grant to study young black women’s family planning care

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Rachel Logan, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student in community and family health, has been awarded an Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant. The grant is funded by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund and the Society of Family Planning. It is open to those in graduate-level programs who focus on research […]

Annual Chiles Symposium showcases efforts to improve community health

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For the second year now, the Annual Chiles Lecture and Symposium put a spotlight on how the USF College of Public Health is promoting the health and well-being of women, children, families and communities. The COPH’s Chiles Center aims to promote the optimal health using a multi-pronged approach: research, applying evidence-based practices, delivering education and guiding change […]

Chiles Center Symposium highlights recent work in community and family health

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies strives to integrate and apply the best in evidence-based research, education, practice, and service to promote optimal health and well-being across the life-course. Faculty, staff and students disseminated their findings through the Chiles Center Symposium held in April, featuring […]

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 […]

Dr. Adewale Troutman partners with PolicyLink to convene centers for health equity

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The most important determinant of your life expectancy and your quality of life is your zip code, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Adewale Troutman, associate dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement. Troutman’s public health passion has been to address health equity and he has taken it a step further by establishing […]

Dr. Alicia Best moves up the ladder in health equity

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Alicia Best was appointed to the Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC). Best is an assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health (CFH). “The mission of the SHEC aligns with my life’s work – to improve the health and well-being of undeserved populations,” Best said. The […]

Dr. Adewale Troutman receives inaugural award named in his honor

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Because of his efforts and many contributions in building health equity, social justice and community activism, Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, CPH, professor and associate dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement in the USF College of Public Health, recently received the inaugural award that was named in his honor. Called the Adewale Troutman Social Justice […]