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Social Marketing Conference celebrates 25th anniversary

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For more than two decades, the USF College of Public Health’s Social Marketing Conference has drawn attendees from around the globe with the common interest of using strategic marketing principles to make the world a better place. The COPH’s Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) has managed the conference, held every two years, since 1991. More […]

Dr. Foday Jaward becomes head of the Sierra Leone EPA

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Dr. Foday Moriba Jaward, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) associate professor of environmental and occupational health, was recently appointed by the democratically elected president of his native country, Sierra Leone, to lead that nation’s Environmental Protection Agency. Jaward, whose official title is executive chairman-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was approved by the country’s parliament […]

USF College of Public Health named WHO-designated center of excellence to combat river blindness

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The new collaborating center will focus on diagnostics needed to verify progress toward global elimination of the disabling parasitic infection onchocerciasis TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has designated the University of South Florida College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health as the world’s only Collaborating […]

Dr. Alicia Best earns the COPH’s first ever K01 for cancer research

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“Cancer has always been at the forefront of my mind,” said USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Alicia Best. She lost her mother to breast cancer when she was just fifteen. Now, she’s taking a step toward fighting back with her National Cancer Institute Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01), a first […]

Public health approved as Global Pathway major

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BSPH becomes one of just 10 USF majors certified in the program In April, the USF Global Citizens Project, part of USF’s Quality Enhancement Plan, approved the COPH’s bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree program as a Global Pathway major. Global Pathways are majors or degree programs  that “provide students with opportunities to […]

COPH offers unique program to train public health laboratory directors

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The doctoral-level program was created in response to a projected workforce shortage The University of South Florida  College of Public Health has launched a unique training program  addressing the impending shortage of public health laboratory directors. Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Global Health, is coordinating the college’s new lab science and […]

Dr. Russell Kirby is president-elect of American College of Epidemiology

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The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Russell Kirby, distinguished university health professor, has been elected president-elect of the American College of Epidemiology. Kirby, who is also a Marrell Endowed Chair in the Department of Community and Family Health, joined the ACE in 1993 as a member and was promoted to Fellow in 1996. The […]