Posts Tagged ‘Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies’

After nearly 50 years of combined service, two longtime COPH professors retire

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May is a month of endings and beginnings on college campuses. This May, in addition to graduating 242 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, the USF COPH said goodbye to two longtime, distinguished professors: Drs. Martha Coulter and Kathleen O’Rourke. Coulter, a professor of community and family health, has dedicated her career to improving the lives […]

Dr. Phillip Marty awarded professor emeritus with the COPH

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Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF and USF Health. Marty, professor of public health, internal medicine and psychiatry, held several administrative positions in the USF College of Public Health, Morsani College of Medicine […]

Chiles Center Symposium highlights recent work in community and family health

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies strives to integrate and apply the best in evidence-based research, education, practice, and service to promote optimal health and well-being across the life-course. Faculty, staff and students disseminated their findings through the Chiles Center Symposium held in April, featuring […]

In memory of Samuel Washington, Sr.

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Samuel Lee Washington, Sr., the father of Estrellita “Lo” Berry and Marilyn Merida—long time USF College of Public Health members and community partners—passed away Tuesday, Sept., 27. “Sam” was born in Koenton, Ala. and has lived in Tampa, Fla. for more than 60 years. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Bertha, his […]

COPH’s Florida Covering Kids & Families Program awarded $1 million

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the USF College of Public Health’s, received a two-year, $1 million grant. The award, from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was presented on June 13, 2016 as part of the Connecting Kids to Coverage campaign. The […]

Fifth annual Florida Perinatal Quality Conference is best yet

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), based in the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies at the USF College of Public Health, presented its fifth annual conference on April 7-8, in Tampa, Fla., attracting more than 230 attendees from all over the state from a variety of disciplines. This two-day educational […]

FPQC wins state-wide Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), based in the Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies at the USF College of Public Health, received the Florida Blue Foundation’s 2016 Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization. The FPQC was selected as winner of this prestigious award out of 112 nominations and 13 finalists from around the state. […]

Special tribute for Rhea Chiles to be held Feb. 23

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies will host a special tribute for Rhea Chiles on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The program includes a mini-symposium focusing on the current needs of maternal and child health, followed by a reception. Chiles, wife of the late Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles, passed away at […]