Posts Tagged ‘International Health Service Collaborative’

USF Health students work together to address health needs in Jamaica

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USF College of Public Health students in the International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC), an interdisciplinary mix of USF Health students, faculty and professionals who work to promote health in underserved communities abroad, spent their annual week-long service trip in Jamaica this March.   This was the first time the group volunteered in Jamaica thanks to […]

Represent COPH with “Our practice is our passion” t-shirt

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The International Health Service Collaborative is selling USF College of Public Health “Our practice is our passion” t-shirts. Proceeds will help to provide public health education materials and medical supplies for a spring break service trip to Panama. For more information and to order, click here or stop by the COPH lobby on August 30 […]

USF Health students make life better in Panama

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With a passport, a GPS and more than 100 pounds of educational materials in hand, College of Public Health master’s student Kate LeGrand was one of 22 USF Health students ready to embark to the rural mountainside town of Chicá, Panama. In March, student volunteers from the USF International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) spent their […]

Spring break is a call to service for these COPH grad students

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The International Health Service Collaborative is an interdisciplinary group of medical, pharmacy, physical therapy and public health students.  The USF on-campus organization orchestrates an annual spring break trip to Panama.  The spring 2015 contingent was made up of about 20 participants, including two faculty members. The group gathered at Tampa International Airport at 4 a.m. […]

IHSC members foster partnership between USF Health and Panama over spring break

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In March, 24 students and professionals from the USF International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) embarked on a service-learning trip to the rural mountain town of Chicá, Panama, located about two hours away from Panama City. The organization’s interdisciplinary focus is fueled by the valuable skill sets of its members. This year’s mission trip included volunteers […]

International Health Service Collaborative students opt to spend spring break in rural Panama

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USF Health students and physicians embark on an interdisciplinary service-learning trip to Chica, a rural mountain town in Panama This March members of the USF Health International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) are choosing to spend their Spring Break conducting health and education activities in Chica, a small mountain town about two hours away from Panama […]