Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Dr. Claudia Parvanta releases health communication book

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Claudia Parvanta, professor of community and family, says her newest book on health communication is filled with real-world examples. Parvanta and her colleagues, Drs. David Nelson and Richard Harner, wrote the book “Public Health Communication Critical Tools and Strategies,” for doctoral and master’s students to complement the Essential Public […]

Dr. Deborah Cragun selected to genetic counseling board

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Deborah Cragun, assistant professor and director of the genetic counseling MSPH program, has been selected to the board of directors for the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Her three-year term begins on July 1. The ACGC is the specialized program accreditation board for educational training programs granting master’s […]

Dr. James Van Elswyk publishes book on characteristics of major diseases

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The USF College of Public Health undergraduate studies instructor Dr. James Van Elswyk, recently published his book, “Survey of Human Disease,” with Caduceus International Publishing. Caduceus International Publishing provides top-quality interactive health science curriculum to colleges, universities and institutions wherever they are needed. Van Elswyk’s book is set up as an online course where web-based […]

COPH welcomes two MCH postdoctoral scholars

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The USF College of Public Health’s postdoctoral enhancement component of the five-year Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Grant welcomes two new postdoctoral scholars in 2018, Dr. Taylor Livingston from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dr. Nicholas Thomas from Tulane University. Their COPH appointments began in January and continues through 2020. […]

Alumnus Dr. Jason Salemi elected president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network

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Dr. Jason Salemi’s passion for birth defects prevention is not going unnoticed. Salemi, USF College of Public Health alumnus and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the 2018 president of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), a not-for-profit organization maintaining a national network of state and population-based programs for birth […]

Know an outstanding woman? Nominate her.

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health recognizes the contributions that women make to the field and honors them annually with the Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award.  Nominations are currently being accepted for 2018 Over the past 25 years, the college honored women who served as an agent of collaboration, force […]

COPH offers unique program to train public health laboratory directors

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The doctoral-level program was created in response to a projected workforce shortage The University of South Florida  College of Public Health has launched a unique training program  addressing the impending shortage of public health laboratory directors. Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Global Health, is coordinating the college’s new lab science and […]