Posts Tagged Thomas Unnasch

Various disciplines incorporating COVID-19 into lesson plans

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USF faculty members are finding palpable teaching opportunities to engage students while social distancing. Many have added the coronavirus to their syllabus, using real-life examples and online tools to meet educational requirements. “It’s disappointing to have the semester disrupted, but for the types of students that I am teaching, there […]

New USF analysis predicts a serious hospital bed shortage in Hillsborough County in the absence of social distancing

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This story originally published on April 3, 2020. A new report outlines the severity of COVID-19’s impact on hospitals in Hillsborough County if measures aren’t taken to follow social distancing guidelines. Researchers from the University of South Florida applied a model that demonstrates the demand for hospital beds could significantly […]

Dean Donna Petersen receives USF World’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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In November, USF World—a group that works to promote a global culture at the university—announced its 2019 Global Achievement Award winners at a celebration held during International Education Week. Dr. Donna Petersen, dean of the USF College of Public Health (COPH), received a Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the group’s […]

Dr. Tom Unnasch is named 2019 Distinguished University Professor

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Dr. Tom Unnasch, the strategic area lead of Global and Planetary Health in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) was recently named a USF Distinguished University Professor. According to the website of the USF Office of the Provost, Dr. Ralph Wilcox, the award “recognizes senior faculty members who have […]

USF College of Public Health adopts new organizational structure

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On Aug. 8 the University of South Florida College of Public Health officially adopted a new organizational structure removing the five department model and reorganizing into four strategic areas, which Dean Donna Petersen says will allow for greater faculty collaboration. “What we have created is different ways to align ourselves […]

PhD student authors paper on the disease dynamics of light pollution

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Meredith Kernbach, a third-year USF College of Public Health (COPH) doctoral student in global health, was lead author on the article “Dim Light at Night: Physiological and Ecological Consequences for Infectious Disease.” The paper was published recently in the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology. The article notes that light pollution, […]