Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

A world of good: COPH professor and colleagues publish article on public health study abroad programs

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Laura Rusnak, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty member, along with some of her fellow COPH colleagues, recently published a paper entitled, “Integrating diverse study abroad opportunities into public health curricula: Three distinct strategies to address common barriers.”  The article was published in the March 2019 edition of Frontiers in Public Health. “In […]

USF undergraduates go for a global perspective

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USF College of Public Health undergraduates found themselves taking in new sights, sounds, smells and tastes from around the globe this summer. Their experiences varied in length from three months to eight days and included stops in Panama, England and Japan. Deidre Orriola, instructor II, led the eight-day study abroad experience in Panama, May 3-11, […]

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 […]

Undergraduates practice their passion abroad

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At USF, public health goes beyond the walls of the classroom or even the United States. Public health connects individuals from all different backgrounds and locations, and its reach is global. From Central America to the United Kingdom and even all the way to Northeast Asia, undergraduate students are experiencing public health first-hand, internationally. Getting […]

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 […]

Bradley Keating personifies the humanitarian spirit of COPH

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USF College of Public Health student Bradley Keating is a humanitarian for the masses. As a trained firefighter and certified medic, he has been involved in relief efforts in disasters across the globe for the last four years in Haiti, Japan, Israel and the Philippines. After the typhoon in the Philippines, Bradley, as an undergraduate, […]