Posts Tagged ‘Health Policy and Management’

Three COPH students present posters at APHA annual meeting

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Each year the 117 chapters of Delta Omega, a public health student honor society, can nominate one undergraduate and two graduate students from their respective schools to present posters at the APHA annual meeting. This year all three USF College of Public Health students nominated were selected. According to the Delta Omega website, the Student […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak authors paper on ethics, efficacy of mitochondrial replacement therapy

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Dr. Katherine Drabiak, a USF College of Public Health assistant professor of bioethics and genomics, recently published the article “Emerging Governance of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: Assessing Coherence Between Scientific Evidence and Policy Outcomes,” in the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law. Mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) is an experimental procedure in which nuclear DNA from a […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak examines ties between cancer and personal hygiene products [MEDIA]

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Do you know what each of the ingredients does in your favorite shampoo or lipstick? That’s something USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Katherine Drabiak, attorney and assistant professor of bioethics and genomics says consumers should ask more often. In “Dying to Be Fresh and Clean? Toxicants in Personal Care Products, the Impact on Cancer Risk, […]

USF Health faculty earn award at national meeting

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Two USF Health faculty won second place for their interprofessional education poster that was presented at the Association of University Programs of Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Meeting in June. Rahul Mhaskar, MPH, PhD, from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, CPH, from the USF College of Public Health, earned […]

How do natural disasters impact access to health care?

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That’s a question Dr. Troy Quast, USF College of Public Health (COPH) associate professor of health policy and management, examined in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. And now, again, in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This time the research will focus on Puerto Rico and how residents with breast and colon cancer have […]

COPH grad Sophia Hector is named a leader in minority health

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Sophia Hector, who received her master’s in health policy and management from the USF College of Public Health in 2004, was recently named one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health.” The National Minority Quality Forum is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations […]