Posts Tagged ‘Marie Bourgeois’

Nearly 140 Bulls join Great American Teach-In

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What is public health? A greater number of school kids can answer that question, thanks to the participation of the USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty, students and staff in the Great American Teach-In. The Great-American Teach-In—typically held in November—is a national, annual event in which parents, business leaders, community officials and others are […]

Beyond science and math: COPH undergrads attend USF STEM Academy

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November 8 is National STEM/STEAM Day What can USF College of Public Health (COPH) students get out of the USF STEM Academy, a program that generally attracts biology, chemistry, math and engineering majors? A lot, it turns out. STEM Academy, which gets its primary funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), is a week-long […]

COPH summer reading list

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On June 28, the University of South Florida was named “Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. USF joins two other high-achieving Florida universities who have earned this designation. In keeping with theme, USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen and team designated a few titles for the college’s preeminent summer […]

COPH to engage in national design and health research consortium

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Faculty from USF’s COPH and Florida Center for Community Design and Research will focus on Tampa Bay area projects integrating public health and community design Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Public Health (COPH) and the Florida Center for Community Design & Research (FCCDR), part of USF’s School of Architecture and Community […]

EOH team publishes public health encyclopedia chapter

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Three faculty members from the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health wrote a chapter for the International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition that published on November 3, 2016. The International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of […]

USF COPH to host SESOT toxicology conference Oct. 15-16

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The Southeastern Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology will host their annual conference at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, Oct. 15-16. The event will bring together toxicologists from around the region, students and faculty to provide a forum for sharing the latest in toxicology research. Toxicology is the study of […]

Pilot study to test breast milk pesticide levels in mothers and infants

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Dr. Marie Bourgeois, research assistant professor at the USF College of Public Health, has designed a pilot study to examine health disparities, infant vulnerability and pesticide exposure.  The study, titled “A Pilot Study of Malathion, Atrazine, Carbaryl and Chlorpyrifos in the Breast Milk of Women in Suburban and Agricultural Communities of Central Florida,” is funded […]