Posts Tagged ‘PhD’

Doctoral student Acadia Webber presents at national nutrition conference

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student Acadia Webber says that her public health practice is nutrition education among children and her passion is obesity prevention. It’s that passion that drove her to pursue a career in nutrition and her drive is not going unnoticed. In July, she attended the Society for Nutrition Education and […]

Interdisciplinary efforts to train mental health leaders of tomorrow

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World Mental Health Day is October 10 University of South Florida graduate student Sarah Lokey said she was looking for a degree program to address population health, while also keeping individual perspectives in mind. She decided to earn a dual master’s degree in public health and social work from USF’s College of Public Health (COPH) […]

PhD mom Melody Schiaffino driven by ethical, moral imperatives

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“I guess you could say life-changing!” exclaimed Melody Schiaffino of her time as a graduate student at the USF College of Public Health. A native of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Schiaffino (who lists a second hometown of Willard, Mo.) qualified the comment by noting that she gave birth to her son during that time. Not surprisingly, […]