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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]