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Public health students prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Undergraduate students enrolled in the Community Engagement in Public Health Preparedness course, offered by the USF College of Public Health, met face-to-face with public health preparedness leaders across Tampa Bay and engaged with the community in prevention efforts to keep the public safe.     […]

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 […]

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center Webinar: Improving Systems that Serve Vulnerable Populations Before, During and After Disasters

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ASPPH, in cooperation with the CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and the University of South Florida College of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (PERLC), is presenting a free webinar for faculty at CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health and Federal, state, local, and […]

Dr. Michael Reid and colleagues report on using a management framework for training public health professionals

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William Michael Reid, PhD, MBA, is the lead author of an article describing the development of the Florida Center for Public Health Preparedness using a management framework. The article, “Leadership, collaboration, and effective training principles and practices from a decade of training by a center for public health preparedness” appeared […]