Posts Tagged Karen Liller

Dr. Karen Liller receives prestigious ASPPH award

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The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) has recognized USF College of Public Health (COPH) professor Dr. Karen Liller with its 2020 Academic Public Health Practice Excellence Award. The annual award celebrates graduate public health faculty who advance and integrate the scholarship of practice-based service, teaching and […]

Vaccine hesitancy is a top public health crisis. So what’s the answer?

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August is National Immunization Month According to the World Health Organization (WHO), vaccine hesitancy―the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines―is now a top-10 international public health threat. Vaccinations, says WHO, prevent 2.3 million deaths a year, a number that could increase by 1.5 million if global […]

Who, what, where, when and why? COPH professor works to gain clearer picture of Florida’s violent deaths

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every hour seven people in this country die a violent death. To track those deaths, the CDC devised the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS), a data collection system that Florida recently joined after receiving a three-year, multimillion dollar grant […]

Concussion is a leading cause of injury for children in recreational sports

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Elementary school-aged children who participate in recreational sports are at greater risk of concussion than most other sports-related injuries. A new study published in PLOS ONE focused on children 5-11 years old who play recreational football, soccer and baseball/softball. Karen Liller, PhD, professor of community and family health at the […]

Is gun violence a political or public health issue? Parkland school shooting survivors speak out

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On June 11, the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Activist Lab, in partnership with USF Health, hosted a gun violence prevention and advocacy presentation. Speakers at the event were David Hogg and Emma González, two students who survived the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High […]

Concussion is a leading cause of injury for children in recreational sports

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Elementary school-aged children who participate in recreational sports are at greater risk of concussion than most other sports-related injuries. A new study published in PLOS ONE focused on children 5-11 years old who play recreational football, soccer and baseball/softball. Karen Liller, PhD, professor of community and family health at the […]