Posts Tagged ‘student research’

Closing the gap between academia and the community

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The USF College of Public Health and the Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County’s (FDOHH) yearlong Community Engagement Initiative exemplified what public health should be about, according to project supervisor Dr. Martha Coulter. In 2014 the FDOHH provided a $50,000 grant to fund five $10,000 community projects, each consisting of a graduate student at the COPH and faculty […]

Public health students examine racial disparities in health care

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Doctoral students Dr. Arturo Rebollón and Shawna Green of the USF College of Public Health have contributed to research examining differences in stroke hospitalization charges by race, age and income prior to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their findings, “Comoribity-Adjusted Stroke Hospitalization Charge Disparities: Baseline Estimates for Comparative Assessments […]

COPH rocked APHA in Denver

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Go west. And, that is just what a herd of Bulls from the USF College of Public Health did on Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The caravan included students, alumni, faculty and staff. They convened in and around the Colorado Convention Center for the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver. The mission? Recruit […]

COPH + APHA / Halloween = A ghoulish good time!

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It’s APHA. It’s Denver. It’s time! Dust off your ghoulish apparel and join the USF College of Public Health at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Oct. 29-Nov. 2. Network with us. On Monday, October 31, alumni, students, faculty and friends are invited to join Dean Donna Petersen for a bullish good […]

State of the College Address highlights preparation for the future

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The USF College of Public Health aims to focus on the future, as highlighted by Dean Donna Petersen during the State of the College Address on September 26. “We really need to rein in and be clear about where we’re going, what our direction is and the important things we’d like to do,” she said. […]

Dr. Ellen Daley appointed associate dean for translational research and practice

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“Public health is unique; there is the practice world and then there is the research world,” said Dr. Ellen Daley, professor in the Department of Community and Family Health. “We want to put those worlds closer together.” Daley was appointed as associate dean of translational research and practice at the USF College of Public Health […]

USF is well represented at FPHA

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It’s official! The 2016 Florida Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting was a huge success! The theme for this year’s meeting was “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age of Public Health.” It was held July 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. On Wednesday, July 27, the USF College of Public Health hosted its annual luncheon with more […]

USF team part of global health effort to accelerate neglected infectious diseases drug discovery

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The researchers screened 400 compounds for the Malaria Box project, one of the first open-source drug discovery efforts to combat infectious diseases The USF Center for Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research was among 55 groups worldwide to participate in a Medicines for Malaria Venture initiative to help catalyze drug discovery for malaria and other […]