Posts Tagged ‘online programs’

College of Public Health a pioneer of online learning

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Long before the deluge of online learning became a given of modern education replete with a glut of overnight “universities,” USF’s College of Public Health launched a distance-learning presence that was formidable before online classes even existed. From 1990-93, 45 state health department employees in Tallahassee earned master of public health degrees from USF via […]

Joshua Lorenzo works to protect patient rights and investigate disease

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Joshua Lorenzo has always felt drawn to infectious disease research, although if you had asked him at age 7, he would have said he was destined for the NBA. “I’ve always had a genuine interest,” said Lorenzo.  “I was fascinated with the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the early 1980s.  I was too young at the time […]

Transition and vision highlight 30th annual State of the College address

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Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health, christened the renovated Samuel P. Bell III auditorium with her 2014 State of the College Address on Monday, Nov. 10. Former Rep. Bell, “the Godfather of COPH,” was among honored guests at the refurbished facility’s first event. After welcoming guests with a “happy anniversary” […]

Summer elective brings international perspective to women’s health issues

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This past summer, another cohort of multidisciplinary students from diverse program areas – including maternal and child health, epidemiology, global health, public health practice and social work, among others – has undertaken a lifetime learning experience courtesy of the USF College of Public Health. For the past three summers, Drs. Arlene Calvo and Cheryl Vamos, […]

Workshop to Juggernaut: USF’s MPH in Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief

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For more than 15 years, the USF College of Public Health has trained students, practitioners and organizations in public health preparedness. It all started in 1998, when Dr. Wayne Westhoff offered a two-day workshop, inviting representatives from other academic institutions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and SOUTHCOM to identify the direction of developing disaster management […]