Posts Tagged ‘student research’

Students display formidable works at summer GIS poster session

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Students presented research projects based on using geographic information systems to illustrate public health issues at the 2014 GIS Summer Poster Session July 17 in the College of Public Health lobby. It was the fourth GIS poster session, and its organizers were quick to note the increased sophistication of the work over that of previous […]

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 that it is more than […]

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 was held on June 16 […]

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 at Bourdro’s restaurant on the […]

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. The tool is commonly used […]

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 the university, all five staff […]

Isabella Chan wins top anthropology student research award

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Isabella Chan is the recipient of the 2013 Peter K. New Student Research Award.  A doctoral student in the USF College of Public Health, Chan’s selection was based on her winning a student research competition sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA). The presentation took place at the 74th Annual Meeting for the Society […]