Posts Tagged Maternal and Child Health

COPH alum combines her love of data and science with serving the homeless

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Natalie Joseph says she “stumbled” into public health while an undergraduate at the University of Central Florida (UCF), where she studied biomedical sciences with her sights set on becoming a doctor. “I switched my major to biology so I could pick up a medical anthropology minor and global health certificate,” […]

A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

Rising and shining: Seven COPH faculty members climb the ranks

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In 2019, a record number of USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty were promoted, some with tenure. “Promotions and tenure only happen when significant accomplishments have been achieved,” said Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the COPH. “This has been the biggest year we ever had in terms of promotions. […]

MPH students gain real-world experience with new COPH course offering

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Last spring, the USF College of Public Health debuted a new hands-on course called “Community Application of Public Health Science” (CAPHS). It was developed for MPH students with the aim of giving them real-world experience in public health program evaluation. COPH professors Drs. William Sappenfield and Jennifer Marshall designed and […]

Perinatal health care champions learn and network at FPQC’s 2019 eighth annual conference

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More than 200 perinatal health care workers and advocates joined the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) for the eighth annual conference April 4-5 in Tampa, Fla. The FPQC, based at the USF College of Public Health’s Chiles Center, aims to advance perinatal health care quality and patient safety for all […]

Chiles Symposium brings the opioid epidemic to the forefront of public health emergencies

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The 2019 Annual Chiles Lecture and Symposium at the USF College of Public Health took place on April 12. The mission and aim of the event focused on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and opioid use among mothers and the impact it has on their newborn babies. The COPH’s Chiles Center […]

MCHSO focuses 10th annual symposium on adolescent health

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 1. The MCHSO educates, connects and creates opportunities for students interested in the field of maternal and child health. The theme of this year’s event—its 10th—was “Reframing Adolescent Health: Changing […]