Posts Tagged ‘research’

Bulls Unite with COPH at APHA

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It’s APHA. It’s San Diego. It’s time! Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Nov. 10-14. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now.” Network with us. On Monday, Nov. 12, alumni, students, faculty and […]

Wilbur Milhous’ infectious passion for infectious disease

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The time has come for former USF College of Public Health Department of Global Health professor Dr. Wilbur Milhous to retire, but he won’t be sitting still for too long. Although his retirement from the COPH began August 6, Milhous has still been active in academia, teaching part-time at Clemson University. He’s also spending time with […]

Health Scholar program gives undergraduate students an edge

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Undergraduates students interested in the health professions may now apply for the USF College of Public Health’s Health Scholar program. The new program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean of undergraduate studies. Health […]

COPH hosts dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

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Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia – it makes good business sense. That theme was echoed by several speakers participating Feb. 27 in a regional conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Connections national career development program and the University of […]

Alumnus Dr. Carlos Zometa’s passion for disease prevention

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For Dr. Carlos Zometa, a USF College of Public Health alumnus, public health is an opportunity to create conditions in which individuals are not only healthy, but also educated on how to prevent diseases. “Health and education are essential to achieve equity in society,” Zometa said. Zometa’s public health passion has centered on the science […]

Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [VIDEO]

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Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated the last 20 years of successes, staff and friends of the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies looked toward a future of building […]

Dr. Boo Kwa’s five-country tour brings a world of opportunities to COPH students

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The USF College of Public Health has taken a step forward in finding new connections in Asia for students to travel and execute international field experiences and research projects abroad. During the spring semester, Dr. Boo Kwa, professor in Global Health and associate dean for International Programs, toured five Asian countries in order to form […]

Third book by Dr. Kay Perrin will be a groundbreaker

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Dr. Kay Perrin is working on her third textbook for Jones and Bartlett Learning.  For Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean of undergraduate studies at the USF College of Public Health, the path to authorship was not your typical tipping of equilibrium.  For her, becoming an author was more like fulfilling an expectation. “Most faculty […]