Posts Tagged ‘public health preparedness’

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.     “Students were able to gain […]

From preparedness to safety to EMT, Anthony Barone does it all

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“I honestly chose USF/COPH for convenience,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Anthony Barone. “It wasn’t until after joining the USF/COPH family that I fully realized what a great decision I had made.” Originally from Southwest Ohio, Barone learned about the USF/COPH after relocating to the Tampa Bay area. He found USF to be […]

CLPHP Assistant Director Pat Gardner presents at Preparedness Summit and FNMT annual meeting

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Patrick Gardner, RN, MPH, EMT, assistant director of the Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice at the USF College of Public Health, was on the Conference Planning Committee for the 2015 Preparedness Summit April 14-17 in Atlanta.  The theme of this year’s summit was Global Health Security: Preparing a Nation for Emerging Threats.  It […]

CLPHP presents National Prepareathon Day Sept. 30

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The Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center at the USF College of Public Health is closing out National Preparedness Month with National Prepareathon! Day on Sept. 30. PERLC staff members have updated their personal preparedness plans, refreshed their home emergency kits and checked the contents of their emergency “Go Bags.” Want to join in being […]

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 direction of developing disaster management […]

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 tribal governmental public health practice […]

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 in the January/February issue of […]