Posts Tagged Maternal and Child Health

Alumna Mary Hill’s mission is to provide women with safe reproductive health resources

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) alumna Mary Hill was initially introduced to public health during an undergraduate class about community health. It sparked an interest in how preventative efforts can improve health outcomes. Hill received her bachelor of science degree in health services administration from the University of Central […]

Dr. Russell Kirby receives award for work in pediatric and perinatal epidemiology

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The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) recently gave USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Russell Kirby its President’s Award.  The SPER is an organization whose members share a common interest in the epidemiology of pregnancy, infancy and childhood. Kirby received the award at the group’s annual […]

MCH Train-A-Bull scholar Jennifer Ming Yin Su’s internship is a virtual voyage across countries

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Jennifer Ming Yin Su, a USF College of Public Health Maternal Child Health Pipeline Training Program (MCH PTP) scholar, recently participated in a virtual internship with the Tennessee Department of Health, all while working from her home in Hong Kong.  She said the internship, hosted by the National MCH Workforce […]

What’s driving infant mortality rates in rural areas? Hint: It’s more than access to health care

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Rural counties have the highest infant mortality rates across the United States when compared with rates in more urban counties—but why? New research conducted by the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Russell Kirby, along with colleagues Deborah Ehrenthal and Daphne Kuo, points to a complicated picture.  The article, […]

Posters, panels and presentations: COPH takes part in virtual APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) held its annual meeting and expo virtually this year from Oct. 24-28, and USF College of Public Health (COPH) students and faculty took part in the many offerings.  According to the APHA website, “The APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest and most […]

What can the response to Zika teach us about COVID? COPH team shares insights

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Zika and COVID-19 may be wildly different in transmission, symptoms and outcomes, but according to USF College of Public Health (COPH) Associate Professor Dr. Jennifer Marshall, “for both diseases, widely available, early and accurate testing is critical for patient care, epidemiology and educating the public on their risk.” Marshall and […]

Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative celebrates 10 years of advancing the health of mothers and infants (VIDEO)

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), housed in the USF College of Public Health’s Chiles Center, has been on a mission of making sure Florida’s infants and mothers receive the highest quality health care and outcomes for the last decade. Some improvements hospitals have made because of the FPQC’s efforts […]