Posts Tagged infection control

Leave the potential for COVID-19 contamination at the front door

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To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission for health care workers and those living in areas of intense transmission, public health practitioners have developed educational flyers outlining COVID-19 biosafety-at-home protocols to reduce the threat of contamination at home.    “Communication is an important aspect of our work in public health,” said […]

As switch to online education increases, how can course quality be assured?

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In the wake of COVID-19, the demand for online education has never been greater. Whether by choice or circumstance, courses are increasingly being offered online. But who’s assessing their quality? Since 2018, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) has adopted the state’s mandate to use Quality Matters (QM) in […]

Identifying the ‘at-risk’: USF faculty and students helping stop the spread of COVID-19

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More than 60 USF students and faculty members are dispersed across the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Health in identifying people who’ve come in contact with someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus. They’re focused on finding those considered ‘high-risk,’ meaning someone who may have attended […]

Alumna Sydney Henderson breaks into the field of infection prevention

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“As a completely online MPH program student, I was proud of myself that I could earn my degree while working full-time,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Sydney Henderson. Born and raised in Loveland, Colo., Henderson attended Colorado State University and earned her BS in microbiology in 2009 and […]

From Haiti to Tampa, Lentz Dorcely finds his passion in infection control

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Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, USF College of Public Health graduate, Lentz Dorcely, immigrated to the United States to Miami, Fla. when he was six. Dorcely became introduced to public health while he for studying for biology during his undergraduate sophomore year at the University of South Florida. “I came across […]

Students get to work on the frontlines of public health

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Nate Stanley is already practicing public health, long before he’s set to graduate. Stanley, earning a PhD from the Department of Global Health in the fall of 2019, is currently serving as a Research Coordinator I at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on […]