Posts Tagged ‘Ryan Ortega’

Public health graduates future heroes

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“Never doubt that a single individual can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has—Margaret Mead,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, interim associate dean for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in USF College of Public Health. This is one of many graduation-related ‘charges’ issued to the Class of 2016. On […]

Ryan Ortega finds his love for research in the COPH

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“My practice is global communicable disease research and epidemiology, my passion is doing whatever I can to improve the health of marginalized populations and make the world a more fair and equitable place,” USF College of Public Health Ryan Ortega said. Ortega graduated from the COPH on May 6 with a master of science in […]

Give Life Day at COPH an unqualified success

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The numbers are in from this year’s Give Life Day at COPH, the semi-annual service drive sponsored by the USF College of Public Health, and they spell success in any language. According to Ellen Kent, USF Health Service Corps coordinator, the Oct. 16 event yielded impressive numbers in every category. A blood drive took in […]

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Student Association Launches SAS Workshop Series

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The Epidemiology and Biostatistics Student Association recently hosted two workshops based on the Statistical Analysis System. SAS programming software is an integral component in the epidemiology and biostatistics department’s graduate curriculum. However, it has applications in other fields, as well. SAS Institute Inc. claims that 79% of Fortune 500 companies use SAS software. EBSA decided […]

COPH partners with Polk County Health Department for research day

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USF College of Public Health faculty and students partnered with the Polk County Health Department for a research day and poster presentation July 15 in Bartow. Topics included repeat teen pregnancy, repeat Chlamydia infections, late diagnosis of HIV infection, and health providers’ perceptions of childhood obesity among others. Dr. Russell Kirby and Dr. Abraham Salinas […]

Student entrepreneurs pitch early-stage innovations to improve health care

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The Scholarly Concentration for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business encourages competitors to make the best ideas a reality Move over Shark Tank. Teams of aspiring entrepreneurs vying for prizes in the recent 2nd Annual USF Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition were so impressive that the judges had difficulty choosing a first-place winner. The March 19 […]

Solar sterilization product earns Ryan Ortega 1st Place Honors

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On March 19, Ryan Ortega and his executive team swept the judges away at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Innovation & Venture Student Competition. The first place team consisted of Ortega, a USF College of Public Health student studying global communicable diseases, Michael Bair, a mechanical engineer in the medical device industry, and Robert Bair, an […]