Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Alumna Katie Jones fights food insecurity with Feed-A-Bull

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Katie Jones, registered dietitian at USF’s Student Health Services and Center for Student Well-Being, was providing nutrition counseling for students when she noticed that some of her recommendations on how to maintain balanced eating habits were not feasible and too expensive for some students. Jones would often hear students say “Well I don’t know how […]

State of the College Address highlights preparation for the future

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The USF College of Public Health aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 26. “We really need to rein in and be clear about where we’re going, what our direction is and the important things we’d like to do,” she said. […]

COPH researchers push for public health in Belize

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Punta Gorda, the southernmost town in Belize, is often described by residents as “the forgotten city,” according to Dr. Ismael Hoare, assistant professor in Global Health at the USF College of Public Health. Hoare and Dr. Martha Coulter, professor in Community and Family Health, have just completed the final phase of their research examining public health […]

Alumna Lauren Vance fills bellies and hearts through Meals on Wheels [VIDEO]

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If you heard USF’s College of Public Health alumna Lauren Vance singing to herself about rice and beans as she packs her car, you might think she’s a little too excited for lunch. But to the hundreds of community members who receive a hot meal daily through Meals on Wheels of Tampa, Vance’s passion and […]

The new look of hunger

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There is a new face to those who lack access to affordable, nutritious food, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Lauri Wright. “When people think of food insecure hunger, they think of the commercials they see on TV of starving children with skinny arms and distended bellies, but what it looks like today […]

USF offers first Florida programs in genetic counseling and nutrition

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The College of Public Health is the first in Florida to offer MSPH concentration in genetic counseling and MPH concentration in nutrition and dietetics The USF College of Public Health continues to step up its academic game by offering two master of public health concentrations in genetic counseling and nutrition and dietetics. Deborah Cragun, assistant […]

State of the College Address: We don’t tone things down!

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Just one year past its 30 year anniversary, the College of Public Health continues to kick things up a notch, as Dean Donna Petersen showed during her State of the College Address on October 13. From moving up five spots to number 16 in the U.S. News and World Report’s rankings to an expanding global […]