Posts Tagged ‘undergraduate’

Undergraduate Aubrey Selamu-Bell helps provide clean drinking water in Ghana

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Aubrey Selamu-Bell, a University of South Florida College of Public Health undergraduate student, is one of 15 USF students chosen to take part in a three-year project aiming to improve water sanitation efforts in Ghana. The project, NSF-IRES: Water and Sanitation Research in Ghana, is an interdisciplinary project allowing graduate and undergraduate students from STEM, […]

Dr. Matawal Makut’s first year as faculty-in-residence

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In July, the USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Matawal Makut, instructor I, marked the end of his first year as a faculty-in-residence at USF’s Beta Hall. As the new school year begins, Makut is excited to continue with the three-year commitment. As a FIR, professors are charged with fostering habits of curiosity about and […]

Danish Syed Hasan is first undergrad to earn Outstanding Alumni Award

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Danish Syed Hasan, who received his BSPH from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2017, is a 2019 COPH Outstanding Alumni, one of three selected this year. Hasan is the first person without a public health graduate degree to be given the award. The award—which recognizes the significant global and domestic impact COPH […]

Dr. Anna Armstrong awarded 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

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Since 2008, students in the USF College of Public Health have annually recognized outstanding instruction at the Annual National Public Health Awards Ceremony. On April 3, graduate and undergraduate students joined forces to present the Excellence in Teaching Award to COPH alumna Dr. Anna Armstrong, assistant professor. “Students who have nominated Dr. Armstrong think she […]

COPH undergrads participate in research expo

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USF College of Public Health students Oceana Dwyer and Justin Weiner participated in USF’s second annual Undergraduate Research Society’s Fall Expo on October 15. The expo was an immersive experience geared towards undergraduate students interested in learning more about the different forms research can take at research institutions and allows students to present research that […]

Undergrad Shawn Zamani completes NIH internship

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This summer USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Shawn Zamani worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., as an Amgen Scholar. The Amgen Scholars Program allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. Students benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, associate dean of academic and […]

Alumna Raaven Goffe continues on her path to becoming a doctor

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College of Public Health alumna Raaven Goffe, came to the University of South Florida as an international student from Nassau, Bahamas in 2013. Goffe earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and master of public health degree with a concentration global communicable disease and a graduate certificate in global health practice from USF in May […]