Posts Tagged Health Policy and Management

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 […]

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 […]

Get ready Class of 2018!

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“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said […]

Tamara Y. Demko directs the newest Florida TaxWatch Center of Excellence

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TALLAHASSEE – Florida TaxWatch today announced the addition of Tamara Y. Demko, J.D., M.P.H., as executive director of the Florida TaxWatch Center for Health and Aging. Tamara has extensive education and experience in health policy research, development, implementation, management and leadership. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and completed […]

Four established departments in COPH

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The college established four departments: Community and Family Health (chair: Dr. Stanley Graven), Epidemiology and Biostatistics (chair: Dr. Paul Leaverton), Environmental and Occupational Health (chair: Dr. Stuart Brooks) and Health Policy and Management (Chair: Dr. Tom Chirikos).