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Coverdell Fellow Brian Richardson shares how the Peace Corps changed him

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For returned Peace Corps volunteer and current USF College of Public Health graduate student Brian Richardson, the passion for helping others began at home. He served for three years, first in Mali as a water safety and hygiene volunteer and later in Gambia as a health extension volunteer. “My dad […]

COPH students gain know-how in the City of Knowledge

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In a world that’s constantly becoming more intertwined thanks to advances in technology and globalization, the USF College of Public Health (COPH) puts a great emphasis on the study and advancement of global and international health. Many USF students take part in a variety of study abroad opportunities offered university […]

Undergraduate Aubrey Selamu-Bell helps provide clean drinking water in Ghana

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Aubrey Selamu-Bell, a University of South Florida College of Public Health undergraduate student, is one of 15 USF students chosen to take part in a three-year project aiming to improve water sanitation efforts in Ghana. The project, NSF-IRES: Water and Sanitation Research in Ghana, is an interdisciplinary project allowing graduate […]

Peace Corps volunteer Ruth Sanon reports from Cameroon

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Ruth Sanon is serving as a Peace Corps (PC) volunteer in Cameroon where she recently took part in a week long ‘HIV Boot Camp.’ The boot camp, according to Sanon, allowed PC volunteers to present and exchange best practices, learn about the evolving […]

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in […]

Undergraduates immerse themselves in Cuban culture

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USF College of Public Health undergraduate students, in collaboration with England’s University of Exeter medical students, chose to spend their spring break in Havana, Cuba, March 12-19. Deidre Orriola, an undergraduate COPH instructor, led the students as they took part in homestays with local Cuban families and explored several public […]