Posts Tagged ‘international field experience’

Ryan Graydon examines water sustainability in the Dominican Republic

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 USF College of Public Health graduate student Ryan Graydon is conducting his international field experience in the Dominican Republic with the Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology (IMPA) at the Santo Domingo Independent University (UASD). Graydon, earning his MPH from the Department of Global Health, said he hopes to identify waterborne pathogens of One Health significance […]

College of Public Health to collaborate with Gifu University in Japan

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dean Donna Petersen visited with faculty and leadership of Gifu University in Japan to engage in a signing ceremony finalizing an agreement for an expanded partnership. The original partnership with Gifu began in the 1980s and the latest agreement is expected to promote international exchanges and research exchanges, according […]

Sheila Alaghemand’s practices public health in Malaysia

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For USF College of Public Health master’s student, Sheila Alaghemand, last summer was a time of opportunity. Instead of lounging poolside, she found herself across the world in Malaysia ready to practice her passion in global health. Alaghemand, earning her degree in global communicable diseases from the Department of Global Health, spent her international field […]

Happiness resonates during Peace Corps Week

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USF’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program ranks 1st in the Southeast. Peace Corps Week celebrates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this annual event, Peace Corps communities, institutions and volunteers around the world celebrate how the Peace Corps continues to make a difference at home and abroad.   This […]

COPH celebrates International Education Week

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The College of Public Health will commemorate International Education Week Nov. 16-20. International Education Week celebrates the prospective opportunities and benefits of education abroad. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs encourages institutions to promote international education, exchange programs and community engagement abroad among their students. Following suit, the COPH has established many opportunities for […]

USF COPH Peace Corps volunteer, Annastesia Mims, empowers girls in Swaziland

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Her passion in life has always been to be a voice for the voiceless, to develop community partnerships and to create equality across cultures. Annastesia Mims, a USF College of Public Health global health master’s student, deployed to Swaziland, Africa in June 2014. She has been serving as a community volunteer for her 27-month long […]

Dr. Boo Kwa’s five-country tour brings a world of opportunities to COPH students

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The USF College of Public Health has taken a step forward in finding new connections in Asia for students to travel and execute international field experiences and research projects abroad. During the spring semester, Dr. Boo Kwa, professor in Global Health and associate dean for International Programs, toured five Asian countries in order to form […]