Posts Tagged ‘Parasitology’

New research framework may help better predict human and wildlife infectious disease risk

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University of South Florida-led research identifies individual hosts more or less likely to escalate outbreaks The 2014-16 Ebola virus epidemic that ravaged Western Africa, killing thousands, was the largest in history. An analysis of the epidemic found that not all individuals played an equal role in spreading the deadly infectious disease – just 3 percent […]

Dr. Michael White named Distinguished USF Health Professor

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USF College of Public Health Professor Dr. Michael White is one of three senior faculty members recently selected as Distinguished USF Health Professors for 2015-16. He is joined by Drs. Paula Bickford and Jorge Lockhart. The designation recognizes outstanding faculty who have clearly distinguished themselves in their fields and are known nationally and internationally for […]

Malaria abroad inspires local contribution to the cure

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“Health is one of the major components in the vicious cycle of poverty,” said Emily Lupton, a research assistant at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health who recently authored her first publication in Parasitology International. Originally from North Carolina, Lupton earned her Master of Public Health in epidemiology and global communicable diseases […]

Trio of COPH professors speak at global health symposium

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Professors Wil Milhous, John Adams and Dennis Kyle represented the USF College of Public Health and its Department of Global Health at the fourth Molecular Parasitology and Global Health Symposium in Panama City, Panama, July 30 – Aug. 1. The symposium celebrated “One Hundred Years of the Panama Canal and Its Impact on Global Health […]