Posts Tagged ‘student research’

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 System (2009-2011)” and said that […]

Alumna Lauren Vance fills bellies and hearts through Meals on Wheels [VIDEO]

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If you heard USF’s College of Public Health alumna Lauren Vance singing to herself about rice and beans as she packs her car, you might think she’s a little too excited for lunch. But to the hundreds of community members who receive a hot meal daily through Meals on Wheels of Tampa, Vance’s passion and […]

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 published in the journal Violence […]

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 gave undergraduate students from many […]

COPH hosts annual luncheon with Florida Public Health Association

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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 26-29. This year’s theme is “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age in Public Health.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 27, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for […]

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, Molecular Medicine, Cell Biology, Microbiology […]

Ryan Ortega finds his love for research in the COPH

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“My practice is global communicable disease research and epidemiology, my passion is doing whatever I can to improve the health of marginalized populations and make the world a more fair and equitable place,” USF College of Public Health Ryan Ortega said. Ortega graduated from the COPH on May 6 with a master of science in […]

Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium, May 16

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The Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium promotes advances with and ongoing collaborative research projects in infectious diseases at the University of South Florida.  This year’s event is scheduled for May 16 on the USF Tampa campus. The theme is “Modern Approaches for Discovery of New Therapies Against Infectious Diseases.” The symposium is sponsored by the […]