Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

Doctoral student Angelia Sanders named vice chair of ICTC [VIDEO]

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Angelia Sanders, an MPH graduate of the USF College of Public Health and current DrPH student, said she wants her life legacy to be about helping others.    From her early beginnings with the U.S. Peace Corps working among rural communities in Kenya to address HIV, to her current focus on neglected tropical diseases with […]

COPH videographer takes passion for public health to Kenya

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Until just a few months ago, the people of Masala, Kenya, had no potable water. “They would have to walk seven miles to get drinkable water,” said Oddi Diaz, a USF College of Public Health videographer in the Office of Educational Technology and Assessment. Diaz, who has been with the COPH for just over a […]

Alumna Aditi Desai uses yoga to get in touch with vulnerable populations

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month USF College of Public Health alumna Aditi Desai is using a special set of skills and her public health passion to reach vulnerable populations – through yoga. Desai recently returned from Nairobi, Kenya, where she completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training with the Africa Yoga Project. Now that […]

From helpline to Ebola, Bradley Biggers’ career is off to a fast start

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“USF gave me the tools to get a successful start in my public health career,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Bradley Biggers. Even though he originally planned to go into a career in psychology, Biggers said he changed his mind after working at a crisis helpline in Tallahassee. The agency he worked at […]