Posts Tagged USF College of Public Health

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

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Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational diseases and is the second most self-reported occupational illness or injury. An effective hearing conservation program must be implemented by employers in general industry whenever worker noise exposure is equal to or greater than 85 dBA for an 8-hour exposure or in the construction industry when exposures exceed 90 dBA for an 8-hour exposure. Approximately 30 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise exposures on the job and over 9 million are at risk for hearing loss from occupational exposure to […]

Mary Alao receives Colloquium Award

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USF’s College of Public Health rising junior Mary Alao is the recipient of an Office for Undergraduate Research Research Excellence Award for her investigation of guinea worm disease, which she presented at this year’s Undergraduate Research Colloquium Awards. The event was held April 6 in the Marshall Student Center and […]


Dr. Kevin Kip moves veterans’ alternative therapies forward

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At USF’s College of Public Health, Dr. Kevin Kip is working hard to research alternative therapies for veterans experiencing mental health issues. Across the nation, alternative therapies for veterans have been gaining more support, including the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, service dogs, yoga, and acupuncture to help veterans heal. […]

Summer program aims to build careers in occupational health and safety

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Undergraduate students interested in honing their skills are invited to apply for the Summer Institute in Occupational Health and Safety.  Hosted at the USF College of Public Health, the program runs from June 14-19. “The Summer Institute has been an eye-opening and life-changing experience,” said Todd Crutchfield, a 2013 OHS […]

One day. Every person. Our public health community.

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Join us in directly impacting the lives of public health students at USF “From translational research to an interdisciplinary approach to community engagement, students are the college’s greatest asset and inspiration,” said Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH, dean of the USF College of Public Health. There’s a wave of Bull […]


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The USF College of Public Health is turning 30 so tell us “Why do you think #usfcophrocks?”   How Tell us why COPH rocks!  Flash ‘Go Bulls,’ snap a selfie, share it with friends and hashtag #usfcophrocks.  Connect with us on Facebook, YouTube, or LinkedIn and join the conversation. Not […]