Posts Tagged leadership

Presenter, speaker, chair: Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz takes on variety of roles at ASTMH meeting

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The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) held its annual meeting recently and USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Miguel Reina Ortiz took full part in it. The ASTMH is the largest international scientific organization of experts that, according to its website, “is dedicated to reducing the […]

March Of Dimes Recognizes USF Health Perinatal Epidemiologist Dr. Russell Kirby

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Russell Kirby, PhD, recently received the Paula Ransom Volunteer Partner Award from the March of Dimes. Kirby is a perinatal epidemiologist and a USF Health Distinguished Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF Health College of Public Health. The award celebrates “an individual whose commitment to the volunteer/staff partnership […]

Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe honored for advocating for firefighter health and safety

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As an emergency responder and infection control officer with Pasco County Fire Rescue (PCFR) for the past 17 years, Dr. Christine McGuire-Wolfe said she will always keep certain calls close to her heart. “You interact with people on their worst days and also see the best of humanity in action,” […]

COPH’s Dietetic Internship program receives ACEND accreditation

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The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Board voted in July to accredit the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dietetic Internship program for a term of eight years.  The Dietetic Internship is integrated with an MPH (concentration in nutrition and dietetics). The 20-month long program gives […]

MPH student Vishal Panchigar elected to FPHA

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Vishal Panchigar, a second-year USF College of Public Health (COPH) MPH student, has been elected to a member-at-large position with the Florida Public Health Association (FPHA). The FPHA serves Florida’s public health professionals and students through advocacy, professional development and networking to improve Florida’s health. Panchigar, who is concentrating in […]

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 […]