Posts Tagged ‘National Cancer Institute’

Undergrad Shawn Zamani completes NIH internship

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This summer USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Shawn Zamani worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., as an Amgen Scholar. The Amgen Scholars Program allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. Students benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty […]

Doctoral student Linh Duong completes prestigious fellowship in Vietnam

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Linh Duong completed the prestigious National Cancer Institutes’ Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations (CEESP) Fellowship in Hanoi, Vietnam this summer. CEESP provides funding for MPH and doctoral students to conduct summer research. The summer program provides unique educational opportunities for students to learn about cancer epidemiology in […]

Dr. Thomas Mason’s 100th graduate

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This May, Dr. Thomas Mason of the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health celebrated a teaching career milestone—graduating his 100th student at USF. Mason’s 100th student, Dr. Ayesha Johnson, completed her dissertation about birth outcomes of mothers with common conditions, such as hay fever and eczema, on May 6. Johnson […]

Dr. Cheryl Vamos receives Community-Based Participatory Research Grant Award

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Cheryl Vamos, PhD, MPH, and colleagues are recipients of a competitive pilot/feasibility grant award from the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN).  The award funds the proposal, “Addressing Abnormal Pap Test Results among Women in a Hispanic Migrant Farmworker Community: Formative Research to Inform the Development of Innovative Communications to Improve Health Literacy” for 2013-2014. […]