Posts Tagged ‘Stephanie Marhefka’

COPH partners with Orangetheory Temple Terrace to support fitness and scholarships

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With Halloween right around the corner followed closely by Thanksgiving and more, the eating season is here! Orangetheory Temple Terrace is providing members of the USF College of Public Health community with a great opportunity to support COPH and get fit with “The best one-hour workout in the country,” according to The New York Times. […]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative celebrates interdisciplinary research at annual luncheon with seed grants, recognizes Betty Castor

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The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative held its sixth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon during National Women’s Health Week at the Bryan Glazer JCC. The annual luncheon, sponsored by PNC Bank, sold out with more than 300 leaders and health researchers in attendance and raised over $80,000 to help improve the health […]

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 Social Norms to Build a […]

From campus to the community: COPH faculty report on 2018 community engagement endeavors

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty members presented to staff, fellow faculty and local partners highlights from their 2018 community collaborations. Engagement plays a strong role in the COPH’s mission “to provide excellence in public health education, leadership, advocacy, research and service.” The year-in-review event, held in December at the COPH, was organized by […]

Dr. Stephanie Marhefka and students curb smoking in people living with HIV through video groups

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Tobacco use among people living with HIV (PLWH) is a public health problem, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Stephanie Marhefka, an associate professor of community and family health. “People living with HIV are more likely to die due to non-HIV causes than due to HIV-related complications,” she said. Her research, “Meeting Our […]

Dr. Stephanie Marhefka examines sexual health communication among girls living with HIV

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World AIDS Day is December 1 “Adolescents are often very in tune to subtle cues, so if the person speaking to them is nervous or uncomfortable, they will likely know,” said Dr. Stephanie Marhefka, professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. She explored sexual health communication for adolescent […]

HIV/AIDS, a bus and persistence = a win for COPH alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy

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USF College of Public Health alumna Bernice Lopez-McCoy has some advice for recent graduates “You have to be willing to start at the bottom of the ladder in order to get to the top.” This mindset served Lopez-McCoy well over the course of her professional career and helped her land her current position as health […]

Five COPH professors awarded seed grants for women’s health research

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One of many ways USF Health continually supports faculty research is through seed grants. The USF Health Women’s Health Collaborative has announced its 2015 seed grants for research on women’s health topics, and five College of Public Health professors are among the 10 recipients. The collaborative awards the grants on merit based on reviews of […]