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Dr. Yangxin Huang named to two editorial boards

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University of South Florida researcher Yangxin Huang, PhD, was recently named to the editorial board for the two journals AIDS & Recent Advancements and Annals of Biometrics and Biostatistics. AIDS & Recent Advancements encompasses recent trends and research in epidemiology, physiological and psychological aspects and clinical manifestation in this area. […]

Global Health launches two new undergraduate minors and certificates

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At the April 22nd meeting of the USF Undergraduate Council, the Council approved Global Health based minors and undergraduate certificates in Global Communicable Disease and Infection Control.  Each new minor and certificate is twelve credit hours and will be available to Undergraduate students beginning in the Fall of 2013.  These are the second and third Undergraduate minors/certificates offered through the Department of Global Health, the first being the undergraduate minor and certificate in Community Engaged Home Land Security and Emergency Management.  Both minors require 12 credit hours. The Department of […]

Jennie White presents a new method for deriving thresholds of toxicological concern

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  On April 30, Jennie White successfully defended her dissertation proposal “Development of a Novel Method for Deriving Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTCs) for Vaccine Constituents” to her committee and members of the toxicology program.  Ms. White conducted her research at the Division for Vaccines and Related Products Applications (DVRPA) […]

No salt, please

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To salt or not to salt (your bath) is the question that Kenneth Ferslew, PhD, DABFT addressed in his presentation titled, “Bath Salts, Not for Human Consumption (or bathing either!).”  He visited the college as a guest of the toxicology program and was the featured speaker for the Dean’s Lecture […]

Toxicology researchers present at USF Health Research Day

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Toxicology researchers Ushang P. Desai, Robin DeHate, PhD, Giffe T. Johnson, PhD, and Raymond D. Harbison, PhD, presented a poster entitled “Managing Public Health Risks Using Air Monitoring at a Former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site” at USF Health Research Day. The event was held on February 22 in Tampa. The researchers established an air monitoring plan for a former gasification plant site in Sanford, FL. This location was designated as a superfund site by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The team’s goal was twofold: (1) monitor emission from former […]