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Helping One Another: USF Comes Together for Hurricane Irma

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Before, during and after the storm, many offered helping hands and shelter As Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida’s west coast area last week, USF Bulls did not just hunker down or evacuate in preparation for the monster storm. They rallied big time.   USF employees spent countless hours planning for and responding to the storm […]

Dr. Troy Quast to examine effects of Hurricane Katrina on senior diabetics

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Troy Quast has received an award from the NIH National Institute on Aging to examine how Hurricane Katrina affected the health of seniors with diabetes. The two-year, $74,750 grant for “Short- and Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Seniors with Chronic Conditions” will consist of retrospective data analysis using Medicare […]

Dr. Troy Quast examines diabetes care to children displaced by Hurricane Katrina

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September is National Preparedness Month. It has been 10 years since a category five hurricane, stretching 400 miles across with sustained winds of more than 100 miles per hour, battered the state of Louisiana, displacing residents from their homes. Following Hurricane Katrina, temporary emergency state Medicaid waivers were established to provide short-term insurance to dislocated […]

USF’s experts on hurricanes and weather include the College of Public Health

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USF faculty experts are ready to provide information on hurricanes ranging from storm surge to socioeconomic impact. TAMPA, Fla. (June 4, 2013) – As the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway, meteorologists from The Weather Channel list Tampa as the most vulnerable and overdue city for a hurricane. At the same time, scientists from the […]