Posts Tagged ‘Public Health Student Association’

Dr. Etienne Pracht receives PHSA Excellence in Teaching award

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As the spring 2015 semester came to a close, exceptional students weren’t the only ones recognized for their achievements in the USF College of Public Health. At the conclusion of each academic year, the Public Health Student Association presents the Public Health Excellence in Teaching award.  This year’s awardee is Dr. Etienne Pracht, associate professor […]

COPH doctoral student plans to use degrees to benefit needy communities

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The definition of public health differs from person to person.  To some, the study concerns the overall population’s health.  To others, it focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle.  To fourth-year PhD student Pamela Guevara, public health offers an opportunity to reach out to the sometimes overlooked communities in today’s world. “I truly want to reach […]

James Mortimer Named COPH Outstanding Professor of the Year

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Perhaps the highest compliment any teacher can receive is that he or she transcends the subject matter taught. A student of James A. Mortimer, PhD, paid him that very compliment in nominating him for USF College of Public Health Professor of the Year. “He used humor as a way of making a boring subject bearable,” […]