Posts Tagged leadership

Our past is our future: College recognizes distinguished alumni

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First published on June 1, 2015 in observance of the COPH’s 30th anniversary celebration. It was the evening of May 2.  There was a slight chill in the air as fans gathered in Traditions Hall anxiously awaiting the event of the century. No, not the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight.  The […]

COPH staff takes on leadership roles with FPHA

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Two USF College of Public Health (COPH) staff members took on new leadership positions with the Florida Public Health Association (FPHA), the professional organization for public health workers in Florida. The leaderships changes took effect during the FPHA’s annual meeting, held in Orlando in July. Allison Rapp, MPH, moved to […]

Two health sciences majors now lead USF student government

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Cesar Esmeraldi and Elizabeth Volmy, USF College of Public Health (COPH) health sciences majors in their senior year, were recently elected to lead the USF student government. Esmeraldi is student body president while Volmy serves as student body vice president. The duo, who won in a runoff election last spring, […]

For over 40 years, Dr. William Sappenfield has served the public—now he heads into retirement

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The USF College of Public Health is saying farewell to one of its esteemed faculty members, Dr. William Sappenfield, a USF Distinguished Professor and director of the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) and the Chiles Center, both housed within the college and dedicated to cutting-edge research and education promoting the […]

Mentoring award is named after Dr. Russell Kirby—who becomes its first-ever recipient

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Dr. Russell Kirby, a USF Distinguished Professor and perinatal epidemiology expert at the USF College of Public Health, has been honored with a mentoring award that bears his name. Kirby became the first-ever recipient of the Russell S. Kirby Mentoring Award, presented by the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN). […]

COPH professor named president of world’s largest organization for nutrition/dietetic professionals

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Dr. Lauri Wright, a USF College of Public Health associate professor and director of the college’s nutrition and dietetics program, has been named president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Wright, a registered dietitian nutritionist who received her PhD from USF’s College of Education in 2007, specializes in food […]