Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Alumna Ivory Iheanacho makes moves in occupational health and safety

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Her public health practice is industrial hygiene; her passion is worker health. USF College of Public Health alumna Ivory Iheanacho said she was driven to public health for its ability to “safeguard our communities.” The Baton Rouge, La. native earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental management from LSU before deciding to make the move south […]

EOH student Andrea Johnston works among Hollywood’s stars

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Andrea Johnston began her career in marketing but soon learned that she had a passion for public health. Born and raised in Chino, California, Johnston earned her BA in business marketing from San Francisco State University in 2010. After graduating college, Johnston moved back to the Los Angeles […]

USF SafetyFlorida and OSHA Training Institute Education Center to host event honoring fallen workers

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On April 28, the University of South Florida College of Public Health joins the nation to recognize Workers’ Memorial Day—a national observance honoring workers who have died in the workplace due to unsafe working conditions. Join local government and safety advocates for the commemoration from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, at the City […]

From preparedness to safety to EMT, Anthony Barone does it all

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“I honestly chose USF/COPH for convenience,” said USF College of Public Health alumnus Anthony Barone. “It wasn’t until after joining the USF/COPH family that I fully realized what a great decision I had made.” Originally from Southwest Ohio, Barone learned about the USF/COPH after relocating to the Tampa Bay area. He found USF to be […]

Summer program aims to build careers in occupational health and safety

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Undergraduate students interested in honing their skills are invited to apply for the Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety.  Hosted at the USF College of Public Health, the program runs from June 14-19. “The Summer Institute has been an eye-opening and life-changing experience,” said Todd Crutchfield, a 2013 OHS participant.  “I would not trade […]

COPH helped drive state’s bicycle helmet law

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Dr. Karen Liller has been a child and adolescent injury prevention researcher for a quarter of a century.  A professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health and a member of the Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Group, she worked with a Tampa General program called More Health in the […]

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 […]