Posts Tagged ‘University of Puerto Rico’

How do natural disasters impact access to health care?

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That’s a question Dr. Troy Quast, USF College of Public Health (COPH) associate professor of health policy and management, examined in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. And now, again, in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This time the research will focus on Puerto Rico and how residents with breast and colon cancer have […]

COPHers study public health in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

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If ever there was a ground zero for studying disaster management, it is Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In May an interdisciplinary team of students from USF’s College of Public Health and its Sunshine Education and Research Center (ERC) traveled with faculty advisors Dr. Anthony Masys, associate professor of global disaster management, […]