Posts Tagged ‘student research’

COPH makes an impact at the American Academy of Health Behavior Conference

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The American Academy of Health Behavior conference, held Feb. 21-24 in Ponte Vedra, had a heavy USF College of Public Health presence. Doctoral students and faculty from the Department of Community and Family Health presented ten posters during the evening poster sessions at the conference.   Four of the posters presented were a result from […]

Peace Corps student Anthony Nguyen speaks at international AIDS conference

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Anthony Nguyen, a Peace Corps Master’s International student from the USF College of Public Health serving in Togo, was awarded the Student Honorary Award for Research and Practice by the COPH to present his research at an international AIDS and STI conference held in Harare, Zimbabwe. The International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa […]

Nathanael Stanley presents research at international ecotourism conference

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USF College of Public Health doctoral student, Nathanael Stanley, can check another milestone off of his academic to-do list. For more than two years, he wanted to present at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference. However, because the conference was normally held in either Africa or South America, and he was on a student budget, […]

Science rules the day at USF Health Research Day 2016 [multimedia]

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A wide range of science filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center, showcasing the groundbreaking work of rising research stars taking part in the annual USF Health Research Day. This year’s event, held Feb. 19, featured nearly 330 students, residents, fellows and post-doctoral researchers from across USF Health.   “This event gets better every […]

COPH researchers investigate HIV/AIDS among indigenous Latin American populations

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Researchers at the USF College of Public Health have begun exploratory research examining HIV/AIDS in indigenous populations in Ecuador, Panama and Belize. Using syndemic theory as their lens, they are investigating factors impacting the spread of HIV/AIDS in each community, according to principle investigator Dr. Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, assistant professor in the Department of Community and […]

COPH students receive awards at 2015 APHA meeting and expo

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) hosts an annual event that attracts thousands of professionals and students from across the U.S. and world to network and share their research and experiences. Three students from USF College of Public Health received awards at the 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct.31-Nov.4, in Chicago. Rachel Logan, a doctoral […]

COPH students are two of 19 students chosen to share posters at APHA

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College of Public Health doctoral students Rema Ramakrishnan and Dr. Amruta Mhashilkar were chosen to share their posters during the Delta Omega Student Poster Session at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 in Chicago, Ill. Only 19 students from schools and programs of public health across the […]

Dr. Lauri Wright examines the impact of home-delivered meals for the elderly

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“Seniors that are malnourished are weaker, have less functionality and more hospital admissions,” said Dr. Lauri Wright, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. “It’s not a good course.” As an advocate of the Older Americans Act, Dr. Wright decided it was time to gather more tangible […]