Posts Tagged ‘Rene Salazar’

Get ready Class of 2018!

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“For our graduates, thank you for joining the USF College of Public Health, thank you for being a part of our community, and thank you for taking the time to learn about this important and noble profession and to work hard to develop skills that you can take everywhere,” said Dean Donna Petersen. On Thursday, […]

Alumna Brittany Connolly finds public health one of her best decisions

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“I love the hope that public health goes forward with into the world every day,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Brittany Connolly. “Public health understands and acknowledges the sickness, unsanitary conditions and violence around the world and chooses to hope in the change that can take place in our society.” Connolly said she […]

USF provides undergraduates with a 360 degree exposure in public health [VIDEO]

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The undergraduate public health program at the University of South Florida ranks No. 1 in College Factual’s  “Top 10 Veteran-Friendly Public Health Schools” list, which was featured in a Military Times article in June. However, insiders know that this isn’t the only reason why the USF College of Public Health rocks. From unique courses taught […]

Dr. René Salazar faculty liaison in rural worker health and safety study

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Dr. Rene Salazar, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health, has been selected to serve as faculty representative on a rural worker health and safety research project. Known as “Campos a Casa,” or “Fields to Home,” the community engagement initiative assesses rural workers’ awareness of environmental and occupational health and safety. The project […]

Public Health Summer Institute again draws raves

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The Public Health Summer Institutes at the USF College of Public Health drew raves from its student participants last year. From all indications, this year’s edition scored another hit. “It was great, wonderful!” exclaimed Hillsborough High School senior Maximilian Site, one of 11 student participants. “Anyone accepted to this experience should go for it and […]

Undergraduates shine at FPHA

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In August, researchers with the USF College of Public Health presented posters at the Florida Public Health Educational Meeting in Orlando. The first poster, “Creating Research Experiences and Activities for Public Health Undergraduates Through Teaching Enhancement (CREATTE),” described the efforts of four public health instructors.  Marie Bourgeois, PhD, René R. Salazar, PhD, CIH, Alison Oberne, MA, MPH, […]

Undergrads learn OHS equals HAZMAT and more

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“Is occupational health and safety the field for you?” That’s the question a group of undergraduates in the College of Public Health’s Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) pondered from June 9-14.     Hosted on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus, the weeklong program introduced participants to OHS experts in the […]