Posts Tagged online public health degree

Undergraduates shine at FPHA

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In August, researchers with the USF College of Public Health presented posters at the Florida Public Health Educational Meeting in Orlando. The first poster, “Creating Research Experiences and Activities for Public Health Undergraduates Through Teaching Enhancement (CREATTE),” described the efforts of four public health instructors.  Marie Bourgeois, PhD, René R. Salazar, PhD, CIH, Alison Oberne, MA, MPH, CPH, and Kay Perrin, PhD, MPH served as mentors with undergraduate research projects in the CREATTE pilot program from the Office of Undergraduate Research. Designed in response to a provost request to get more undergraduate […]

To juice or not to juice

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To juice or not to juice “Blenders and juicers are excellent for sneaking vegetables into things like smoothies,” said public health researcher Lauri Wright, PhD, RD, LD. She recently spoke with Fox 13 about a hot selling item at Tampa’s Home Show—juicers. “It’s not the panacea that everyone thinks it is,” Wright said. A registered dietician with the University of South Florida, Dr. Wright shares a few negatives with juicing: Too much fruit can spike the blood The more blenders breakdown food, the less workout the digestive system gets. Over […]

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 […]