Posts Tagged Maternal and Child Health

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 […]

62 COPH student scholars present at 29th annual Research Day

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More than 60 USF College of Public Health (COPH) undergraduate, master and doctoral students turned their passions into posters and presented at USF Health’s Research Day 2019, held February 22. All in all, three COPH postdoctoral, 27 doctoral, 30 master and two undergraduate students participated in the event. Three COPH […]

COPH’s Cheryl Vamos presents on health literacy at national conference

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Advancing health literacy could be one of the most effective strategies for improving the overall well-being of people in our country. That is exactly why Dr. Cheryl Vamos, an assistant professor in maternal and child health at the USF College of Public Health (COPH), traveled to the Washington, D.C., area […]

Drs. Petersen and Kirby receive prestigious MCHB awards

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna Petersen and Dr. Russell Kirby, a distinguished university health professor of community and family health, were recently recognized for their public health leadership and service by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The MCHB is part of the U.S. Department […]

Alumna Dr. Jordana Frost finds her passion through maternal and child health

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“My practice is servant leadership aimed at achieving strategic systems change, my passion is elevating women’s voices in the field of maternal and child health,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Jordana Frost. Frost graduated from Indiana University with her BS in business administration, but was introduced to […]

Alumna Elizabeth Mkutumula’s mission to save mothers in Malawi

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“Coming from Malawi where access to quality health care, or even just information, is beyond the reach of many is what fuels my passion for public health,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Elizabeth Mkutumula. At only 37-years-old, she said she’s seen too many people die from preventable causes. […]