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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 […]

Rema Ramakrishnan earns SPER Student Prize Paper Award

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USF’s College of Public Health epidemiology doctoral candidate Dr. Rema Ramakrishnan is the recipient of the 2016 Student Prize Paper Award from the Society of Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Ramakrishnan won the award for her manuscript, “Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring […]

Views of women and acceptance of ‘rape myths’ lead to higher rates of sexual coercion by male athletes

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New research led by the University of South Florida College of Public Health finds the prevalence of sexual coercion by athletes is higher than that by non-athletes due to a difference in attitudes toward women. The study, “Sexual Coercion Practices among Undergraduate Male Recreational Athletes, Intercollegiate Athletes, and Non-Athletes,” is […]

Mary Alao receives Colloquium Award

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USF’s College of Public Health rising junior Mary Alao is the recipient of an Office for Undergraduate Research Research Excellence Award for her investigation of guinea worm disease, which she presented at this year’s Undergraduate Research Colloquium Awards. The event was held April 6 in the Marshall Student Center and […]

Student engagement is priority at global health symposium

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On May 16 the USF College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research (CGHIDR) and the USF Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation (CDDI) sponsored the 4th Annual Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium. The CGHIDR-CDDI program integrates USF faculty from the Departments of Global Health, Chemistry, […]