Posts Tagged ‘Maternal and Child Health’

COPH’s Dr. William Sappenfield co-authors study on infant mortality prevention effort

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Dr. William Sappenfield, director of the USF Chiles Center and a professor in community and family health at the USF College of Public Health, is a co-author of the peer-reviewed study “The Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality: An Outcome Evaluation From the US South, 2011 to 2014.” The study was […]

USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy honors Dr. Cheryl Vamos

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The USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) program presented USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Cheryl Vamos, an assistant professor in maternal and child health and alumna of the college, with a $5,000 Faculty Research Award at its annual awards dinner, held at the USF Gibbons Alumni Center in April. The USF WLP is […]

Alumnus Dr. Jarrett Brunny makes life better for Virginia children

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USF College of Public Health graduate Dr. Jarrett Brunny is changing the game for children in coastal Virginia where he is director of United for Children, part of the nonprofit United Way of South Hampton Roads. “There are 22,000 children living in extreme poverty in the Tidewater region near Norfolk, which fits into a national […]

COPH welcomes two MCH postdoctoral scholars

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The USF College of Public Health’s postdoctoral enhancement component of the five-year Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Grant welcomes two new postdoctoral scholars in 2018, Dr. Taylor Livingston from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dr. Nicholas Thomas from Tulane University. Their COPH appointments began in January and continues through 2020. […]

Dr. Russell Kirby is president-elect of American College of Epidemiology

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Russell Kirby, distinguished university health professor, has been elected president-elect of the American College of Epidemiology. Kirby, who is also a Marrell Endowed Chair in the Department of Community and Family Health, joined the ACE in 1993 as a member and was promoted to Fellow in 1996. The […]

Alumna Lindsay Womack lands ‘dream job’ at CDC

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USF College of Public Health alumna Lindsay Womack said her very first public health experience consisted of conducting surveys about clean water in El Salvador during her senior year of college. It was this experience that she said solidified her love for public health. “It was during that trip that I saw the importance of […]

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 […]

MCH Train-A-Bull program welcomes inaugural cohort of undergrad scholars

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Twelve undergraduate students from various colleges across USF have been accepted into a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pipeline Training Program, known as MCH Train-A-Bull, at the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health (CFH). The two-year program provides mentorship, training and guidance for underrepresented undergraduate students from economically, educationally disadvantaged, […]