Posts Tagged student research

College kicks off 30th anniversary tour with powerful presence at FPHA conference

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USF’s College of Public Health kicked off its yearlong 30th anniversary celebration last month with its first official tour stop, the annual Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 30 through Aug. 1. Dr. Michael White, professor in the Department of Global Health and deputy director of the […]

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 […]

Erika Thompson takes a walk (and selfie) with the surgeon general

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Community and family health doctoral student Erika Thompson attended Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak’s keynote address at the annual American College of Sports Medicine Meeting.  The event was held May 27-31 in Orlando, Fla. According to Thompson, Rear Admiral Lushniak enthusiastically described the role of the surgeon general’s office commenting […]

Dr. Marie Bourgeois introduces young scientists to toxicology and more

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The average person probably isn’t familiar with ToxNEt, ToxCast and ToxPredict, much less understand the differences between them.  However, participants at the Green Chemistry & Engineering Student Workshop can break down toxicology databases and more after an invigorating presentation from USF College of Public Health researcher Marie Bourgeois, Ph.D.  The event […]

Bulls attend American Industrial Hygiene Conference in San Antonio

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Professor Steven Mlynarek, PhD, CIH, recently traveled to San Antonio, Texas, with industrial hygiene graduate students from the USF College of Public Health.  They attended the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) in June. While in the River City, the Bullish delegation met with prospective students and attended USF Night […]

GIS Poster Session III takes off with NASA

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In late April, the USF College of Public Health hosted GIS Student Poster Session III. A multidisciplinary field in which computer hardware and the software industry collaborate to create effective spatial mapping tools, GIS is used by many organizations, public agencies and researchers to geographically visualize different types of data. […]

Public Health staff claim awards in three outstanding categories

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It’s always nice to be recognized by peers. It’s even nicer when the entire University stops to pay recognition. This year, the College of Public Health’s Ellen Kent, Anne Gallacher, Rosemarie Sledge, Joel Velasco, and Brian Kirk are honored with the 2013 Outstanding Staff Award. For their extraordinary service to […]