Posts Tagged ‘homeland security’

COPH helps bring symposium on diplomacy, global health and national security to USF

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently co-hosted the first inaugural Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium, held at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions on Feb. 28. About 100 public health professionals, military personnel, academics, students and others attended the symposium, sponsored by WUSF Public Radio and Premier Eye […]

Dr. Anthony Masys co-edits book on global health security

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 H1N1. H5N1. Ebola. Zika. Outbreaks of these infections demonstrate that the world’s global health security, is, at best, fragile. To help public health students and leaders prepare for and respond to global health security issues, Dr. Anthony Masys, a USF College of Public Health associate professor and director of  global disaster management, humanitarian assistance and […]

Alumna Laura Collins departs for Mauritius as a Fulbright scholar

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USF College of Public Health alumna Laura Collins departed for the African island of Mauritius on August 12 where she will be researching primary prevention techniques and observing for unique contributors to the very high incidence of Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) on the island. Collins will be conducting her independent research project through the Fulbright US […]

COPH graduates USF’s youngest summer grad!

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McKenzie McIntyre, 18, receives bachelor’s in public health from the USF College of Public Health Tampa native McKenzie McIntyre has been rocking the cap-and-gown look a lot this summer. In May the 18-year-old graduated Hillsborough High School, where she was class valedictorian. Last week she took home a bachelor’s degree from the USF College of […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the USF Center for Leadership and […]

Practice and passion go hand-in-hand for Jennifer Logan-Porter

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“While I was a student, I prided myself on activities directly related to my interest and passion in public safety and well-being,” said College of Public Health graduate Jennifer Logan-Porter. Volunteering as an intern with Hillsborough County Emergency Management was one of those activities. Attending the 2006 Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference as a student member […]

Prepare for nature and man’s worst with the College of Public Health

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September is National Preparedness Month, but the USF College of Public Health embraces preparedness year-round. War. Public health emergencies. Natural and man-made disasters. Refugee campus with internally displaced persons. For most individuals, the mere idea of working in the aforementioned conditions is enough to trigger a rapid heartbeat, panic attack, or worse. No so, for […]