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Alumnus Dr. Jason Salemi elected president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network

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Dr. Jason Salemi’s passion for birth defects prevention is not going unnoticed. Salemi, USF College of Public Health alumnus and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the 2018 president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), a not-for-profit organization maintaining a national network of state and population-based programs for birth […]

Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi are recipients of the 2017 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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On April 5, the USF College of Public Health recognized two graduates who improve the public’s health and do it exceedingly well. This year’s recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award are Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi. The presentation was part of the college’s National Public Health Week Annual Awards Ceremony. “I feel […]

Birth certificates missing the mark on birth defects

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Birth certificates are not effectively capturing birth defects, according to a new study conducted by public health researchers. Their findings, “Evaluation of the Sensitivity and Accuracy of Birth Defects Indicators on the 2003 Revision of the U.S. Birth Certificate: Has Data Quality Improved?” has been published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. USF College of Public […]

Birth defect gastroschisis is on the rise

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A congenital birth defect causing an infant’s intestines to protrude through the abdominal wall is increasing in prevalence, according to USF College of Public Health researchers. Dr. Russell Kirby, USF distinguished professor and principal investigator of the USF Birth Defects Surveillance Program, and Dr. Jason Salemi, COPH alumnus and assistant professor at Baylor College of […]

COPH researchers report on adverse childhood experiences and adult quality of life

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Dr. Abraham A. Salinas-Miranda, visiting research scholar in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health, has been published in the August issue of Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. The report is titled “Adverse childhood experiences and health-related quality of life in adulthood: revelations from a community needs assessment.” Other […]

COPH researchers publish on birth defects surveillance

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USF’s College of Public Health faculty and staff, together with the Florida Department of Health, have recently published a manuscript titled, “The Accuracy of Hospital Discharge Diagnosis Codes for Major Birth Defects: Evaluation of a Statewide Registry With Passive Case Ascertainment.” Published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, the study explores the […]

Dr. Roneé Wilson and colleagues report on use of a MCH database to strengthen community-based research and sustainability initiatives

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USF College of Public Health researcher Dr. Roneé E. Wilson and colleagues published “Transformative Use of an Improved All-Payer Hospital Discharge Data Infrastructure for Community-Based Participatory Research: A Sustainability Pathway.”  The study appears in the April issue of Health Services Research, the official journal of AcademyHealth. Dr. Wilson is a research assistant professor in the […]

FBDR statewide meeting figured prominently in National Birth Defects Prevention Month

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One of the highlights of National Birth Defects Prevention Month was the Florida Birth Defects Registry statewide meeting held Jan. 8-9 at the Doubletree Westshore Hotel in Tampa. With the USF College of Public Health as its driving force, the registry’s third statewide meeting gathered some 50 attendees from across the state to explore implications […]