Posts Tagged MPH

Jennie White presents a new method for deriving thresholds of toxicological concern

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  On April 30, Jennie White successfully defended her dissertation proposal “Development of a Novel Method for Deriving Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTCs) for Vaccine Constituents” to her committee and members of the toxicology program.  Ms. White conducted her research at the Division for Vaccines and Related Products Applications (DVRPA) […]

No salt, please

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To salt or not to salt (your bath) is the question that Kenneth Ferslew, PhD, DABFT addressed in his presentation titled, “Bath Salts, Not for Human Consumption (or bathing either!).”  He visited the college as a guest of the toxicology program and was the featured speaker for the Dean’s Lecture […]

Toxicology researchers present at USF Health Research Day

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Toxicology researchers Ushang P. Desai, Robin DeHate, PhD, Giffe T. Johnson, PhD, and Raymond D. Harbison, PhD, presented a poster entitled “Managing Public Health Risks Using Air Monitoring at a Former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site” at USF Health Research Day. The event was held on February 22 in Tampa. The researchers established an air monitoring plan for a former gasification plant site in Sanford, FL. This location was designated as a superfund site by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The team’s goal was twofold: (1) monitor emission from former […]

Public Health Training Center prepares Florida’s workforce

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The Florida Public Health Training Center (FPHTC), part of the USF College of Public Health’s Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice (CLPHP), presented several on-site training programs in Florida. The following trainings were delivered to Florida Department of Health employees and their community partners. A Field Investigator Response and Surveillance Training, Part Two (I-FIRST 2) was held in Fort Lauderdale Health Department on January 24, 2013, with 34 participants in attendance. I-FIRST 2 is an 8-hour onsite program that develops the knowledge, skills, and abilities of public health workers and […]