Posts Tagged ‘Maternal and Child Health Student Organization’

COPH and MCH are the perfect match for Maria Huynh

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“What I love the most about public health is how interdisciplinary it is. Public health really encourages and promotes partnerships between so many different professions and organizations,” Maria Huynh said. “It’s really inspiring to know that people with different backgrounds and ideals can come together to work on an issue for the overall good.” Born […]

Social & Political Climate Symposium: How the Present Impacts the Future of Maternal and Child Health, March 3

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The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) 8th annual spring symposium is Friday, March 3 at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. The theme is the role of social and political climate on health. This year’s opening keynote speaker is Dr. Ann Dozier, past chair of the Maternal and Child Health Section […]

Human rights matter at annual maternal and child health symposium

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The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) 7th annual spring symposium is Thursday, March 3 at the University of South Florida Patel Center. This year’s theme is Human Rights: Women, Mothers & Children. American Public Health Association President Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones is a social epidemiologist and family physician. Her research focuses on racism […]

MCHSO spring symposium highlighted family planning, preconception health

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization at the USF College of Public Health presented its sixth annual spring symposium in the Sam Bell III Auditorium on March 20.  The topic was family planning.  A two-hour meet-and-greet with the speakers at the WELL set the stage the previous evening. Seven speakers were featured at this […]

COPH, MCHSO team with Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida for East Coast’s first milk drive

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The USF College of Public Health and Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida are holding the state’s first breast-milk drive on Friday, April 10, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Ave. in Tampa. In fact, the drive will be the first of its kind ever on the East Coast, […]

Graduate student Funmilayo Olaoye uses “international language” for prevention education [video]

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“It’s so hard to say goodbye,” Funmilayo Olaoye wrote from Uganda on her USF blog in early September. “How time flies. I can’t believe 8 weeks is over and it’s time for me to return to the United States. I write this with uncontrollable tears rolling down my cheeks. The farewell song that the children […]