Posts Tagged USF-COPH

Practicing their passion: USF College of Public Health faculty work across the state to trace contacts, track spread of COVID-19

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In mid-March, Dr. Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CEH, dean of USF’s College of Public Health (COPH), sent an email to the college’s faculty with the subject line of “an unprecedented opportunity.” The email was sent just as the university and the country were bracing for the coming onslaught of COVID-19 […]

Partnership with a purpose: Health administration students team with community to exchange ideas, gain experience

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“It’s easy to open up a business—anyone can do that,” said Bradley Herremans, CEO of Suncoast Community Health Centers. “Now try keeping it open for the next 20 years. That’s the challenge.” And so began a meeting late one January afternoon at Suncoast’s Brandon facility, one of the organization’s eight […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak publishes two papers on genome editing

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Genome editing of human embryos—or making changes to cells to alter a person’s DNA—is portrayed as a way to prevent inheritable genetic diseases and better ensure the birth of healthy babies. And who doesn’t want that? But, according to the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Katherine Drabiak, an […]

COPH around-the-globe-graduate honored with prestigious research and teaching award

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While many activities and aspects of the curriculum at the USF College of Public Health (COPH) focus on serving the local community, the school encourages its students to think beyond where they live. Many students study global health and go on to share their expertise with those in different corners […]

A pipeline to public health: COPH program cultivates future maternal & child health professionals

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If you explore the field of public health, you’ll notice that many of the statistics used to represent the health of nations involve mothers and children. And for good reason. The health of individuals and families is vital to the health of the larger communities in which they live. In […]

There’s an app for that! Incubation Hub uses technology to solve public health issues

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What do USF College of Public Health (COPH) students feel they need to help them make more of an impact in public health? It’s a question that was addressed to members of the COPH’s Incubation Hub, a group of students, staff and faculty working together to find solutions to today’s […]

CDC names Dr. Janice Zgibor an associate editor of journal

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently named Dr. Janice Zgibor an associate editor of the journal Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD). Zgibor is a USF College of Public Health (COPH) epidemiology professor and director of its DrPH program. Her term began in September and will end in 2023. […]