Posts Tagged Humanitarian Assistance and Homeland Security

35th Anniversary Spotlight: Newly revived Public Health Executive Leadership Program welcomes second cohort

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In 2018, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) resurrected its Public Health Executive Leadership Program, which had been dormant for 10 years. The program aims to bring rising leaders in the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) together to “collaborate and improve upon their own as well as their agency’s […]

COPH takes part in first USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium

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The USF College of Public Health, in collaboration with other university entities—the Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and the Global Citizens Project—will co-host the first annual USF Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium on Feb. 28 at the Dr. Kiran C. […]

COPH revives Public Health Leadership Institute

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The USF College of Public Health (COPH) recently hosted 30 up-and-coming Florida Department of Health professionals to the first segment of its Public Health Leadership Institute. The program, which was held Oct. 1-3 on the USF Tampa campus, is getting a re-boot after a 10-year hiatus. “The USF COPH has […]

Risky business: Why Americans don’t prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Americans are a tolerant bunch. At least when it comes to natural disasters and the risks they pose. Most of us—about 60 percent says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—don’t have an emergency plan in place should something like a hurricane, tornado or wildfire hit. […]