Posts Tagged Karen Liller

Dr. Karen Liller joins leadership team of USF’s Center for Justice Research and Policy

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Karen Liller, an expert in injury prevention, has taken on a leadership role in the university’s new Center for Justice Research and Policy (CJRP).  The interdisciplinary, collaborative center, launched in January, is devoted to the study of social and criminal justice issues around […]

Activist Lab holds third annual boot camp

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab held its third annual boot camp Friday, January 29. The 2021 event, held virtually, focused on advocacy and pandemics, particularly COVID-19.  “These exciting boot camps allow participants to not only learn about advocacy and policy changes, but to focus on particular public […]

Activist Lab hosts five podcasts on structural racism

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab recently aired five podcasts dealing with structural racism. Structural racism is defined in academic literature as the institutions, social forces and ideologies that interact with one another to generate and reinforce inequities among racial and ethnic groups.  The Activist Lab offers […]

Activist Lab receives civic engagement microgrant

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The USF College of Public Health’s Activist Lab was recently awarded a $1,000 microgrant by Research!America.  Research!America is an organization that advocates for funding and policies supporting the advancement of medical, health and scientific research. The microgrant provides funding to student groups that foster civic engagement while also increasing the […]

Posters, panels and presentations: COPH takes part in virtual APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) held its annual meeting and expo virtually this year from Oct. 24-28, and USF College of Public Health (COPH) students and faculty took part in the many offerings.  According to the APHA website, “The APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest and most […]

As COVID fears and racial tensions rise, so do gun sales—but why?

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According to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which is run by the FBI, background checks on people looking to buy firearms in July numbered 3,639,224. That’s in contrast to the 2,030,661 checks performed in July 2019. “Background checks are highly correlated with gun sales, but they’re not perfect,” […]

Activist Lab’s MOULA program provides “boots on the ground” public health training

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab serves as a “hub of excellence in providing interdisciplinary advocacy, education, research and service opportunities for students…,” reports the group’s website.  An important component of the Activist Lab is its MOULA program. MOULA, which stands for More Opportunities to Use Learned […]