Posts Tagged ‘India’

Dr. Sharad Malavade receives 2018 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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His practice is global health. His passion is preventing mortality from infectious diseases. Dr. Sharad Malavade joins a growing list of USF College of Public Health alumni recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to public health. He was one of two alumni honored this year with a COPH Outstanding Alumni Award, presented at the […]

Candice Whitely helps women sew their futures

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Candice Whitely became increasingly aware of the discipline of public health while working with Doctors without Borders in South Sudan as a nurse practitioner. “We were treating a malaria epidemic and I learned first-hand the importance of disease monitoring and surveillance, as it is the trigger point for […]

Kimberly Rogers says leadership starts with boots on the ground

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In Florida to run the Disney Marathon in January, USF College of Public Health MPH graduate Kimberly Rogers decided to reconnect with familiar faces and old haunts in Tampa while she had the chance.  She connected with Natalie Preston-Washington at COPH and wound up accepting an invitation to be the first speaker in the “Healthy […]

Harrell Center a local and international force in violence prevention

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Like many entities directed at the greater public good, the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center was the product of a private philanthropist’s gift. James Harrell and his family wanted to do something to help eliminate family violence, and they acted on that desire. The result was a […]

Student organization promotes women’s health events

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization at the USF College of Public Health is backing a women’s health issues teleconference sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. The teleconference will be held at the Marshall Student Center on Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MPH students Christina Sudduth and […]

India book drive comes full circle

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In April, the Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence announced a book drive for children in the Himalayas.  The initiative was in collaboration with RIWATCH, the Research Institute of World’s Ancient Traditions Cultures and Heritage, to promote reading for children in rural areas.  The month-long drive resulted in the collection of four boxes […]

Harrell Center book drive benefits rural children in India

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The Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence is collecting books for children in the Himalayans.  In collaboration with the Research Institute of World’s Ancient Traditions Cultures and Heritage (RIWATCH), this effort promotes reading for children in rural areas. A community initiative program, RIWATCH organized “Joy of Reading” workshops to promote good reading habits […]