Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Kip’

Doctoral student Linh Duong completes prestigious fellowship in Vietnam

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Linh Duong completed the prestigious National Cancer Institutes’ Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) Fellowship in Hanoi, Vietnam this summer. CEESP provides funding for MPH and doctoral students to conduct summer research. The summer program provides unique educational opportunities for students to learn about cancer epidemiology in […]

USF Health researchers team up to study effectiveness of novel therapy for prolonged grief

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Drs. Kevin Kip and Cindy Tofthagen use $275,000 National Institute on Aging grant to embark on two-year study An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from what experts call “prolonged, complicated grief.” This type of grief, which disproportionately affects the elderly, is characterized by a daily yearning for the deceased individual, feeling emotionally numb and having […]

Mental health is public health

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 The University of South Florida College of Public Health embraces the concept that mental health is public health. To this end, the college offers certificate and full degree programs in support of behavioral health, as well as activities for students and the community. This year’s World Mental Health […]

ART helps improve mental health of homeless veterans

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Kevin Kip, professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, compared the results of 23 homeless veterans and 94 veterans in the community who received treatment for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with a new treatment, accelerated resolution therapy (ART). “We wanted to see how well the therapy […]

New students, new faculty, new staff—oh my!

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The USF College of Public Health was abound with energy on August 18 as new undergraduate and graduate students filled the Sam P. Bell III Auditorium for orientation festivities. “We’d like to thank you for choosing USF, because you did have choices in Florida and you chose us, and you will not be disappointed,” said […]

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Dr. Kevin Kip moves veterans’ alternative therapies forward

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At USF’s College of Public Health, Dr. Kevin Kip is working hard to research alternative therapies for veterans experiencing mental health issues. Across the nation, alternative therapies for veterans have been gaining more support, including the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, service dogs, yoga, and acupuncture to help veterans heal. Kip, who has researched and […]