Posts Tagged ‘student research’

Doctoral student Silvia Sommariva examines spread of ‘fake news’ on social media

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Can misinformation hinder disease prevention efforts? USF College of Public Health doctoral student Silvia Sommariva’s research findings suggest so. She examined the spread of health rumors on social networking sites, an issue she said is a major concern for those working on the front lines of health. “I think a lot of the work we […]

Celina Flocks Monaghan presents at CLARION competition

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Celina Flocks Monaghan, a USF College of Public Health MPH student with a concentration in global health practice, recently competed at the CLARION National Case Competition, held in April at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. CLARION is a University of Minnesota student organization dedicated to improving health care through inter-professional collaboration. CLARION teams consist […]

PhD candidate Krys Johnson presents at the CSTE Annual Conference

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USF College of Public Health PhD candidate Krys Johnson presented at the 2018 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference from June 10­-14 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The CSTE Annual Conference connected more than 1,500 public health epidemiologists from across the country. Attendees shared their expertise in surveillance and epidemiology as well […]

Bulls Unite in Orlando at Florida Public Health Association conference

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 24-25. This year’s theme is “Striving for Excellence in Public Health.” Network with us. On Tuesday, July 24 from noon – 1:30 pm the college hosts its annual luncheon for alumni and public […]

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship

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Malinee Neelamegam, a USF COPH doctoral student in epidemiology, recently received a $10,000 dissertation fellowship from the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi. This year the group presented 10 such fellowships to graduate students around the country. All the students, working in a variety of disciplines, are currently in the writing phase of their dissertations—or […]

Dr. Sharad Malavade receives 2018 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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His practice is global health. His passion is preventing mortality from infectious diseases. Dr. Sharad Malavade joins a growing list of USF College of Public Health alumni recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to public health. He was one of two alumni honored this year with a COPH Outstanding Alumni Award, presented at the […]

From vaccinations to occupational health, students showcase their public health passion

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The USF Office of Graduate Studies presented its 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on March 21 at the Marshall Student Center. The event, sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Counsel and Research One, showcased graduate students across all disciplines. This year, 17 USF College of Public Health students participated. MPH student Katherine Lesser’s research, […]

76 scholars from COPH present at USF Health Research Day 2018

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Covering everything from alcohol use and risky sexual behavior to infection with Zika, 76 undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students from the USF College of Public Health presented posters summarizing their scholarly work at this year’s USF Health Research Day, held in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom on February 23. Overall 391 posters—a record number—were exhibited […]