Posts Tagged ‘National Institutes of Health’

Melody Kitchen awarded NIH grant for cancer research in Israel

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USF College of Public Health master’s student Melody Kitchen is one of fifteen students from across the U.S. chosen for the 2018 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Program (CEESP). “I could not believe it!” Kitchen said. “After putting so many hours of hard work into my research proposal, I felt so grateful that my […]

Dr. Ellen Daley publishes HPV related articles in two major journals

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Ellen Daley, professor and associate dean of research and practice, is getting the word out on human papillomavirus (HPV). She had an article published in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) in January and is having commentary published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics […]

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 […]

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 selected into a competitive NIH-funded professional development program

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Dr. Cheryl Vamos, assistant professor in the College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health, recently completed a rigorous professional training program on grant writing. The program convened for a three-month period from June to August. Vamos took part in a writing-intensive, small group workshop experience designed to foster grantsmanship among promising early-stage […]

Dr. Arlene Calvo highlights social aspects of cervical cancer research in Panama

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January was Cervical Health Awareness Month Dr. Arlene Calvo has been on the front lines of cervical cancer research in Panama for well more than a decade. A research assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health for USF Health-Panama, she began conducting cervical cancer research in that Central American nation while working […]

NIH invites Dr. Hamisu Salihu to speak on paternal involvement and pregnancy outcomes

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  In September, Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, joins three other world experts at the National Institutes of Health to provide rare expertise to guide research in the area of paternal involvement and pregnancy outcomes. To date, numerous efforts have been initiated to promote responsible fatherhood for children’s development. However, less attention has been paid to the […]