Posts Tagged ‘occupational health’

USF College of Public Health’s Occupational Exposure Science program makes top 10 ranking

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The USF College of Public Health’s occupational exposure science program has been ranked 8th in the top 20 best industrial hygiene degrees in public health for 2019 by MPH Online. MPH Online is an independent online resource for public health students offering information and guidance regarding public health degrees. They weighted programs based on alumni salary, […]

Alumna Ivory Iheanacho makes moves in occupational health and safety

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Her public health practice is industrial hygiene; her passion is worker health. USF College of Public Health alumna Ivory Iheanacho said she was driven to public health for its ability to “safeguard our communities.” The Baton Rouge, La. native earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental management from LSU before deciding to make the move south […]

From vaccinations to occupational health, students showcase their public health passion

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The USF Office of Graduate Studies presented its 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on March 21 at the Marshall Student Center. The event, sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Counsel and Research One, showcased graduate students across all disciplines. This year, 17 USF College of Public Health students participated. MPH student Katherine Lesser’s research, […]

Summer program aims to build careers in occupational health and safety

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Undergraduate students interested in honing their skills are invited to apply for the Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety.  Hosted at the USF College of Public Health, the program runs from June 14-19. “The Summer Institute has been an eye-opening and life-changing experience,” said Todd Crutchfield, a 2013 OHS participant.  “I would not trade […]

Dr. René Salazar faculty liaison in rural worker health and safety study

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Dr. Rene Salazar, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health, has been selected to serve as faculty representative on a rural worker health and safety research project. Known as “Campos a Casa,” or “Fields to Home,” the community engagement initiative assesses rural workers’ awareness of environmental and occupational health and safety. The project […]

Dr. Hanifa M. Denny makes her mark in the U.S. and abroad

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Since completing her public health doctorate at the USF College of Public Health, Dr. Hanifa M. Denny has been making her mark in the field domestically and abroad.  Among her successes as an associate professor at Diponegoro University in Semarang, Indonesia, she has secured research grants, mentored numerous students and become director of both the […]

Anisha Prabhu presents poster at Fulbright reception

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“Although historically taboo, public expression of sexuality is slowly becoming accepted,” reads the abstract from a poster presentation by Anisha Prabhu, an MPH candidate at the USF College of Public Health. At first glance, sociology might seem a more fitting field for such a study, but the public health angle becomes more apparent with a […]