Posts Tagged ‘online master of public health’

It takes a village to meet online student demand

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Public health offers seven master’s degrees and 11 graduate certificates in an online or virtual format How do six instructional designers manage more than 80 online courses in the USF College of Public Health? “It takes a village and an extraordinary attention to detail,” said Sandhya Srinivasan, MPH, MEd, director of the college’s Office of […]

Prepare for nature and man’s worst with the College of Public Health

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September is National Preparedness Month, but the USF College of Public Health embraces preparedness year-round. War. Public health emergencies. Natural and man-made disasters. Refugee campus with internally displaced persons. For most individuals, the mere idea of working in the aforementioned conditions is enough to trigger a rapid heartbeat, panic attack, or worse. No so, for […]

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 […]

Public Health welcomes new students with record number of online offerings

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Student demand for distance learning to complement classroom teaching climbs With three new online degrees, a resource expo, and a celebrity guest, USF’s College of Public Health kicked off the 2013-14 academic year. USF Bulls mascot Rocky D. Bull welcomed hundreds of coeds to campus as they descended on the college for new student orientation. […]

NIH awards grant to Professors Kyle and Baker to discover new drugs for leishmaniasis

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USF researchers Dennis E. Kyle, PhD, and Bill J. Baker, PhD, are the recipients of a $399,913 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The two-year award allows the investigators to apply their skills in natural products drug discovery to identify new compounds with potential to treat leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a devastating […]

Patrick Gardner gains experience in Tribal healthcare and emergency management

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  Patrick Gardner, of the USF College of Public Health’s Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice (CLPHP), participated in the Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents training July 28-August 2.  The training was provided and funded by the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, AL, which is operated by the United States Department of […]

Dr. Hamisu Salihu and colleagues publish article on birth outcomes

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    Public health researcher Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD is co-author on a publication entitled “Impact of sickle cell disease and thalassemias in infants on birth outcomes.” Dr. Salihu, a professor of epidemiology, directs the USF College of Public Health’s Occupational Medicine Residency Program and the Center for Research and Evaluation for the Lawton & […]

Thometta Cozart Brooks leaves Florida better than she found it

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Ms. Thometta Cozart Brooks knows busy, like Bo knows football. Communications guru.  Master of all things professional development.  Online MPH alumna.   Thometta blew into the USF College of Public Health in 2009 and has steadily gained strength. An average day for her entailed disseminating training, professional, and funding opportunities to the public health community; […]