Posts Tagged ‘Janice Zgibor’

PhD candidate Krys Johnson recognized for outstanding teaching

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On April 19, USF College of Public Health PhD candidate Krys Johnson received the 2018 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the health, medicine and behavioral science category. The award is presented by the USF Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence. This award was established in 1998 to recognize the […]

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship

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Malinee Neelamegam, a USF COPH doctoral student in epidemiology, recently received a $10,000 dissertation fellowship from the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi. This year the group presented 10 such fellowships to graduate students around the country. All the students, working in a variety of disciplines, are currently in the writing phase of their dissertations—or […]

Dr. Janice Zgibor’s ‘remedy’ to improving diabetes care

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Primary care providers need help providing quality care to patients with diabetes, according to Dr. Janice Zgibor of the USF College of Public Health. Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with more than 20 years of experience in diabetes research, examined how certified diabetes educators (CDEs) improved patient outcomes. Her […]

Practice yoga with the COPH

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While September might have been Yoga Awareness Month, yoga can be practiced anytime, even at the USF College of Public Health. Associate professors in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Janice Zgibor and Dr. Aurora Sancez-Anguino, will be hosting their inaugural weekly yoga class for COPH faculty, staff and students on October 11. “It […]

Bulls represent at FPHA, three win awards

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It’s the year of the woman … At least it is for this year’s USF College of Public of Health award winners at the 2017 Florida Public Health Association annual conference. The event was held in July 26-27 in Orlando. The honorees include two students and one faculty member from the college. Lea Heberlein-Larson, MPH, […]

Dr. Janice Zgibor and researchers suggest changes needed in diabetes screening

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Current screening for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors may not reduce mortality and cardiovascular disease in the general population, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Janice Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Identifying and treating diabetes early are beneficial and cost-effective, however, according to Zgibor, current […]

COPH celebrates Outstanding Staff Award winners

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Three USF College of Public Health staff members, Megan Ditizio, Samantha Haylock and Tara Greer, were recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Staff Awards. Their achievements were celebrated at a ceremony in the USF School of Music Concert Hall on April 4, 2017. The event was hosted by President Judy Genshaft. She spoke about the importance […]

Is diabetes care in need of an overhaul?

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Diabetes care is too fragmented, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Janice Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Zgibor and her colleagues have traveled the world to examine how the integration of health care for diabetics improves overall health outcomes. Their findings are compiled in the book, “Integrated […]