Posts Tagged ‘MPH’

COPH students excel at the 23rd annual NAHSE Case Competition

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A group of USF College of Public Health students traveled to Orlando, Fla., in October to participate in the annual National Association of Health Services Executive (NAHSE) Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition. The competition is a scholarship program where graduate students in health administration, business administration and public health are invited to form teams […]

COPH alum Frank Yiannas accepts top food safety job at FDA

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His public health practice is food safety. His public health passion is protecting people. It was his undergraduate studies in microbiology that first sparked an interest in food safety for USF COPH alumnus Frank Yiannas. “I really enjoyed learning about this invisible world that exists around us,” said Yiannas, who graduated the COPH in 2003 […]

New grad Menkeoma Laura Okoli sets her sights on PhD then CDC

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Menkeoma Laura Okoli first became interested in public health working at a medical internship in her native Nigeria. “The hospital where I worked as a medical doctor received victims of bomb explosions perpetrated by terrorists,” says Okoli, who received her MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics from the USF College Public Health (COPH) […]

Bull from Down Under focuses on those who are disabled and medically underserved

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Angela Makris, a December USF College of Public Health (COPH) grad who received her MPH with a concentration in social marketing, says that from the time she was a child, she knew she always wanted to help people. And she hasn’t stopped since. Born in Sydney, Australia, to Greek parents, Makris got her BA in […]

Students put the four Ps of marketing into practice in Panama

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Research findings were later presented at USF’s 25th Social Marketing Conference A group of six  USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) graduate students in Dr. Arlene Calvo’s International Health Education course traveled to Las Mañanitas, Panama, to put their practice into passion. In partnership with Panama’s Ministry of Health, the students were tasked with developing […]

Healthy Living Interns receive commendation from BOCC

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Eleven students from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) skipped the beach this past summer and instead worked in conjunction with Hillsborough County Health Care Services to provide quality health care for Tampa’s residents. As interns for the Healthy Living Program, the students recruited community agencies, such as food vendors, to volunteer during open […]

Alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon’s passion for preparing tomorrow’s public health leaders

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USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Ashley Falcon discovered her passion for public health while working in the community. As a psychology major at Duke University, she decided to become a peer educator focusing on sexual health and sexual assault prevention—a decision that would be the first stepping stone toward her public health career. […]