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MCHSO spring symposium focuses on children and youth with special needs

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 6. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and learning opportunities related to the well-being of women and children. It is […]

Save the date: This year’s MCHSO symposium will address children with special needs

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USF College of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) will hold its 11th annual symposium on Friday, March 6, in the USF Health Lehigh Valley Health Network Auditorium. The MCHSO is a forum for students interested in maternal and child health to interact and engage in service and […]

Chiles Symposium brings the opioid epidemic to the forefront of public health emergencies

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The 2019 Annual Chiles Lecture and Symposium at the USF College of Public Health took place on April 12. The mission and aim of the event focused on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and opioid use among mothers and the impact it has on their newborn babies. The COPH’s Chiles Center […]

MCHSO focuses 10th annual symposium on adolescent health

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The USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) held its annual symposium on March 1. The MCHSO educates, connects and creates opportunities for students interested in the field of maternal and child health. The theme of this year’s event—its 10th—was “Reframing Adolescent Health: Changing […]

From antidepressants to Zika: COPH professor talks pregnancy and birth defects

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January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month Birth defects are a huge public health challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every 4.5 minutes a baby in this country is born with a birth defect. In recognition of National Birth Defects Prevention Month, we posed some […]

Drs. Petersen and Kirby receive prestigious MCHB awards

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) Dean Donna Petersen and Dr. Russell Kirby, a distinguished university health professor of community and family health, were recently recognized for their public health leadership and service by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The MCHB is part of the U.S. Department […]

Alumna Dr. Jordana Frost finds her passion through maternal and child health

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“My practice is servant leadership aimed at achieving strategic systems change, my passion is elevating women’s voices in the field of maternal and child health,” said USF College of Public Health alumna Dr. Jordana Frost. Frost graduated from Indiana University with her BS in business administration, but was introduced to […]