Posts Tagged leadership

COPH alum Shandey Malcolm now top epidemiologist for her native Turks and Caicos

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Epidemiology was nowhere on her radar when Dr. Shandey Malcolm graduated from the University of Miami with a biology degree in 2004.  “I knew I wanted to pursue a master’s degree, but I was unsure of the area of concentration,” said Malcolm, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) grad […]

COPH doctoral student receives USF Young Alumni Award

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Dr. Joannie Bewa, who earned her MPH from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2018, is about as impressive as they come. She’s a physician, Fulbright Scholar, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper, United Nations Young Leader for Sustainable Development Goals, public health research associate, nonprofit founder and […]

COPH alum—and now faculty member—nominated to MCH editorial board

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Many graduates of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) move on to distinguished and successful careers in all parts of the country and world, providing a fantastic opportunity for the college to expand its reach and influence. Others find meaningful and important work close to home. And still others […]

Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong is Professional Member At-Large for National Eta Sigma Gamma

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Dr. Anna Torrens Armstrong, USF College of Public Health assistant professor, has been selected as a Professional Member At-Large on the national board for National Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG), a national health education honorary. “Your experience and the fact that you have and continue to be a highly regarded faculty sponsor and health education […]

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 […]

Dr. Alicia Best serves on cancer health disparities leadership council

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“Cancer disparities is my life’s work; it’s my passion,” said USF College of Public Health assistant professor Dr. Alicia Best. She’s been selected to serve on the leadership council of the American Society of Preventative Oncology (ASPO) Cancer Health Disparities special interest group. ASPO is a national multi-disciplinary professional organization […]

Dean Donna Petersen receives USF World’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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In November, USF World—a group that works to promote a global culture at the university—announced its 2019 Global Achievement Award winners at a celebration held during International Education Week. Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), received a Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the group’s […]

Rays Jiang, COPH genomics professor, named highly cited researcher

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In November, USF College of Public Health (COPH) assistant professor Dr. Rays Jiang, a founding member of the USF genomics program, was named a 2019 Global Highly Cited Researcher by the Web of Science Group, a citation index and research intelligence platform. Jiang was among 6,216 researchers spanning 21 fields […]