Posts Tagged ‘Lauri Wright’

COPH supports faculty endeavors to bring public health to the world

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The public health field is a global entity by nature, touching everyone from our next-door neighbors to people in remote villages on the other side of the Earth. Acknowledging a burgeoning swarm of public health issues and needs everywhere, the USF College of Public Health answers the call by encouraging professional development through faculty and […]

Dr. Lauri Wright named national nutrition spokesperson

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Lauri Wright, PhD, RD, LD, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health, is one of 10 newly named national media spokespersons for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each is selected to serve a three-year term on the 30-member board of registered dietitian-nutritionists. Collectively, they conduct more than 3,000 nutrition and healthful-eating interviews […]

COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

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Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) designed and implemented Edi-BULL, a campaign that aims to bring healthier food choices to students, faculty and staff at USF Health. Working with two […]

Faculty help students envision careers in health sciences

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USF Health faculty members were greeted by enthusiastic and engaged students when they spoke recently for the career days at two same-gender magnet middle schools in Hillsborough County. Kevin Sneed, PhD, dean of the USF College of Pharmacy, chats with students at the Franklin Magnet Middle School career day. About 30 faculty members representing all […]

Dr. Lauri Wright shares eating and fitness tips with local media

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As the season for eating approaches, Registered Dietician Lauri Wright, PhD, addresses some good and not so good habits regarding food consumption and exercise. She recently spoke with WTSP, Tampa’s CBS affiliate, about the cotton ball diet. That’s right, the cotton ball diet. Some people actually prefer to consume natural fibers over natural food. Go […]

What it really means to be hungry

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It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the moment guests arrived, they were divided into three groups based on income. Fashioned after Oxfam America’s Hunger Banquet, participants took their brightly colored assignment card and grabbed […]